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Old 12-27-2010, 09:50 AM
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Limp Home mode...oddity?

I was turning on the road where I work this morning my tranny rev'd on me so I slowly got back into it expecting it to slam on me but instead I get the wrench on my dash and my truck wouldnt go over 20 mph. I roll into work (thankfully 300 yards away) and see that I just got hit with limp home mode. After shutting off the truck I fired it back up and heading to my mechanic about 3 miles away. Limp mode never came back on. I am getting fluids changed now and I hope this was just an oddity and won't happen again. I have 20k left on my warranty just in case but I am wondering if anyone else has experienced this on a one time basis without any major problems?

I'm running Spartan 250 on a job 1 2008 and I guess I am looking for someone to reassure me it will all be ok
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Old 12-27-2010, 02:21 PM
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well, got new tranny fluid and filter. made it home with no problems so i am hoping this was just a freak thing that wont happen again.
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Old 02-13-2011, 01:34 PM
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I would still take it to the dealer so you will have a record if it happens again.
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:53 AM
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very simiular thing happened to me today.... i could go faster than 20 but it was running a gear low. the 2-3 shift slammed a few times real bad then I got the wrench. it is at the shop now. any ideas?
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Old 04-20-2011, 10:04 AM
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I just suffered from this same thing.

Code p0657 came up and the dealer had to replace the Transmission control module.

I had recently put on a K&N and Gibson catback, and freaked out.

At first I thought it was a MAS issue.
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Old 10-11-2011, 05:17 PM
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i had the same thing happen to me took it to the transmission shop and when they droped the pan it was full of metal shavings and fiber from the TC (tourque converter is trashed) if your cranking any extra power out of your motor listen for the death rattle while its at an ideal it could be your torque converter the double disc TC is the week point of a 6.4 im having a triple disc bilit TC put in
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