Q: Triptronics doesn't work. I was told that the shift box needs replacement. Is that part of powertain?

asked by on

Triptronics (manual gear change override) doesn't work, shift box replacement recommended, is that part of powertain?

My car has 95000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The triptronic function switch could be broken or the multi-function switch with cruise control could have failed causing the transmission not to shift with the computer system triptronic. If the shifter is in good shape and the multi-function switch is good and works fine, then the computer may need to be flashed (reprogrammed) to be reset. If you need further assistance with your triptronic system on your transmission, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Triptronics doesn't work. I was told that the shift box needs replacement. Is that part of powertain?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Replaced battery/alternator, but car won't start; if it's the electronic control unit, need instructions to find & replace it

Before you go replacing any additional components I would suggest calling a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, to come to you and diagnosis the no start problem for you. It will save you from guessing on what is the problem....

Q: My brake lights don't turn on when I hit the brakes. What is wrong and how much to fix this problem?

Hello there, Hello there, many different faults will cause your 2013 Kia Forte brake lights to not illuminate when you press the brake pedal. Having to replace the bulbs multiple times is not a normal issue and may indicate there...

Q: A/C smells musty/moldy.

Hi There, This may be related to a dirty cabin filter. Your vehicle has an air filter that filters the outside air as it is circulated into the vehicle when using the heater or air conditioning system. As the outside...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...