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You need to scan your vehicle before you decide on any action plan. With a scan faults on the engine causing limp home, faults on the trans causing slip or not changing gear will be indicated and can be investigated. It looks like you have spent $200 or $300 hundred dollars on a quess, unless something else, damage?, was wrong with the cat.
This may solve your problem. If your not too happy about it, check your local 'Yellow Pages' for a company selling and programming auto keys. Sit in the driver's seat Remove the ignition key from the ignition lock cylinder Close all the doors Press and hold unlock on the door lock switch (on the door) While holding the door lock switch in the unlock ...
You need specialized equipment to break the encryption. The equipment will cost more than simply taking it to a dealer or remote and alarm specialist and having them do it. It's not an overly complicated job, but the equipment makes it infeasible.
I had a Chevy van do that same thing and after several pricey mechanics looked at it a "good ole local boy" mechanic found the issue. My main computer was mounted under my drivers seat and was loose. Going around corners, up hills, stopping ect.... Would break connection and cause surging that drove me crazy for months! He bolted it back down and fixed ...
The dealership should be able to make the key from the VIN. Since you do not have a registered key already, you will not be able to program it yourself. The vehicle will have to be somewhere it can be reprogrammed with the new key(s). You can call a lock smith to come out and reprogram the car, but chances are it's going to be just as expensive as having it ...
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