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Old 03-07-2006, 08:55 PM   #1
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Symptoms of a bad TCM??

Anyone know the symptoms of a bad TCM(transmission control module)? Atleast once a day when I start my car, the O/D light flashes..I know that this means the TCM is reseting..can anyone give me an idea as to why this might be happening?

Yesterday I was driving and the car began to act weird..when I hit the gas pedal, the rpm would fly up to about 3k quickly but I would feel no acceleration and then launch up to redline...it seemed like it wanted to go past redline but I eased off the pedal. I never had my car feel this fast but it wasnt a good feeling..I pulled over ..turned off the car and restarted it..and everything was normal again..:::sigh:::Ill appreciate any help anyone can give me..Thanks

EDIT: I failed to mention that I have a CEL for a speed sensor
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get a good tranny shop to look at it.
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:39 PM   #3
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if you need a tcm, i have one from my '95 since i did a 5spd conversion and i don't need it anymore.
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Thanks guys..I went to my mechanic for advice and he said that the speed sensor is probably causing my TCM to reset and that my MAF is probably going bad...

I hope everything goes well after I replace the parts...does anyone else think that my problem might be MAF related?
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