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Motor manufacturers test their vehicles over thousands of miles in dozens of environments, to arrive at their recommended service schedules. It follows on that the best maintenance schedule would be the vehicle manufacturers using their recommended oils, fluids and OEM replacement parts. You can of course operate your vehicle with your own custom plan, but ...
What most don't understand is that when we are driving a vehicle, we should be servicing it under the "premium plan" or whatever your particular brand of manufacture calls it. We abuse our vehicles far more than we understand. Light city driving is a plethora of stop and go which is actually pretty strenuous on vehicles. If you are driving it on the highway, ...
P1747 - Electronic Pressure Control Solenoid - Short circuit P0755 - Shift Solenoid 'B' Malfunction P0743 Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) Solenoid Circuit Electrical Before you changed the shift solenoid, you had the same errors? Short circuit could happen because of broken shift solenoid. Could also be an electrically error in EPC.
I live in Colorado, long stretches of downhill driving, I always shift into neutral and I can see that my rpms drop so i should be conserving fuel. I never shift back into drive until I come to a stop sign or slow down enough to do it safely. Don't shift back into gear at high speeds. Ive sometime gone 15-20 miles in neutral down some Rocky Mountain passes ...
Is there a MIL (check engine light)?. To me, it sounds like the car is in failsafe / limp home mode. In limp home mode, speed and RPM are both drastically reduced to... you guessed it... limp home in the event of a serious car malfunction. I have seen the SRS (aka airbag) light cause this as well, but in that instance it was after the airbags had deployed.
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