What to Do If You Have a Gearbox Malfunction
Once your transmission has gone into limp mode, it is an indication that there is something wrong with the way your transmission is shifting gears. As electronic transmissions are complex it will take a fair amount of expertise to diagnose the problem, using specialized diagnostic equipment that can read transmission codes.
These codes indicate whether the transmission malfunction has been caused by a mechanical or electronic failure. Invariably if the code displays an electronic failure the problem could lie with faulty electronics such as speed sensors, solenoids and selector sensors or with the transmission control module itself. These modules are usually damaged by voltage overload, water, vibrations and thermal stress.
This component is the heart of an electronic controlled transmission and will have to be repaired or replaced in order to get your vehicle on the road again.
In some instances, the dealers only supply the transmission control module complete with the valve body, which can be a very costly expense. However, in most cases, the valve body is not problematic and therefore only the transmission control unit needs to be replaced.
The task of finding a supplier may seem daunting, however here at Enduro Gearbox Centre, we are able to provide reconditioned and new transmission control modules, our services extend to recoding these if necessary and performing adaptations.