Q: Q: Car stuck in limp mode

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My car is stuck in limp mode.

It sounds like one of the shift solenoids is not functioning properly. I would recommend having a technician come out from YourMechanic and pull the codes on the computer, replace the shift solenoid, and change the transmission filter and fluid.

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