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Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2005 9:25 pm 
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Hi guys
I've had a few drams today :(
i had to change my harmonic balancer & i also cleaned out my throttle body but now my auto is not changing gears poperly
after replacing the balancer with a new one
put everything back together it starts & runs fine but when i drive it it doesn't change gears until it hits around 3500rpm in each gear & changes hard, you can also feel it kick back down a gear when stopping. is this Limp mode??? or have just knocked something??
i did clean the throttle body out & did have both sensors off the throttle body when i cleaned it
if limp mode how do i get it back to normal

thanks for all your help guys
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005 11:19 am 
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Try putting a bit of that special conductive grease on the pins in the connection plug.




Better off with not enough traction than not enough power.

Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2005 4:37 am 
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spray the pugs pins with CO contact cleaner by CRC then a light spray with CRC 2.26 or WD40. If the battery was off for a period of time the KAM may need reseting, this will take about a week of normal driving.
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