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Old 02-27-2011, 07:08 PM   #1
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Help to identify dash light

My car has been acting up lately, and is going in this week to have the ECU replaced due to some issues. Today, I had a light come on in the dash that was yellow and looked like a cog wheel with an exclamation mark inside of it. NO idea what it means, and don't have the manual.

Have done Google and forum searches with no luck

Anybody can help me identify this light and what it means?

Thanks very much!
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:20 PM   #2
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My car has been acting up lately, and is going in this week to have the ECU replaced due to some issues. Today, I had a light come on in the dash that was yellow and looked like a cog wheel with an exclamation mark inside of it. NO idea what it means, and don't have the manual.

Have done Google and forum searches with no luck

Anybody can help me identify this light and what it means?

Thanks very much!
sounds like the auto trans light. get that thing scanned.
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:32 PM   #3
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"Automatic transmission: Because of a malfunction, the automatic transmission shifts only in the emergency program"...
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:54 PM   #4
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Yup- have had to manually shift just to get it home. Soooo does that mean the tranny is pooched????

Could it be related to the ecu problem? Or am I looking at having to replace a whole dang transmission?!
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:54 AM   #5
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The car is crying for a real transmission bro.
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Old 02-28-2011, 12:20 PM   #6
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The car is crying for a real transmission bro.
It can cry all it wants, but as long as I have to steer with one hand and video with the other, I can't be losing the shot cuz I have to shift!
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