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Old 12-25-2008, 04:40 PM
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Unhappy Looks Like It's My Turn - TRANS. FAIL SAFE PROG

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I was heading home from Mom's and I was about two miles from home when I noticed all of the warning lights came on the dash. The thing lit up like a Christmas tree. The temperature gauge went all the way to hot and the tachometer and speedometer stopped working. Then I get the "TRANS. FAIL SAFE PROG" message. I was able to get it home. It barely moved when I hit the gas after being stopped to pull into my garage.

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Old 12-25-2008, 04:50 PM
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Bummer - hope your 2009 gives you better luck.
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Old 12-25-2008, 04:51 PM
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Want to see what Danica gave me for Christmas?



I was heading home from Mom's and I was about two miles from home when I noticed all of the warning lights came on the dash. The thing lit up like a Christmas tree. The temperature gauge went all the way to hot and the tachometer and speedometer stopped working. Then I get the "TRANS. FAIL SAFE PROG" message. I was able to get it home. It barely moved when I hit the gas after being stopped to pull into my garage.

Merry Fucking Christmas.
That sucks, well your transmition might not be gone all the way, see what the "Dealer" tells you, sometimes trans can be rebuilt, plates within the trans get damaged often.

With such milage?
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:42 PM
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Hope you don't need a new trans. Almost seems like it could be something electrical/electronic.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:47 PM
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Old 12-25-2008, 06:10 PM
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Good luck Michelle, you deserve a good christmas. Keep us posted.
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Old 12-25-2008, 06:18 PM
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Now that just sucks. Did you try restarting it to see if the lights went away?
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Old 12-25-2008, 07:13 PM
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If it makes you feel any better I broke down on i95 last week.....ENGfailsafe.......since been diagnosed and fixed..but ouch.........flatbed city!!

No worries Michelle you have at least 5 to 6 months to get patched up before the tristate meet..

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Old 12-25-2008, 07:22 PM
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Shit...that sucks Michelle. I hate how there's no warning..it just happens and then Boom, you get the warning light and the car barely moves... Hope 2009 brings you better luck..and a pile of cash to get the tranny re-built..
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Sorry to hear this. Maybe just a fluke though... some have gotten that warning 2 or 3 times and are still going strong.
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