Having problems with your 2000 Volvo V40 ?

Check engine light car feels like its in high gear

\015 When the car takes off it feels like its in a high gear and takes off really slow and takes alot of rpms to get it to go and the check engine light is on with the upshift arrow light blinking like its in winter mode but its not i ran a diagnostic machine and got some codes ( P0705 Trans range sensor check malfunction PRNDL input) and ( P1618 see service manual for specific DTC) and this is really bothering me and im not sure what to do there arent any volvo mechanics near where I live\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 11-11-2019

Answers :

The problem is most likely a PNP(shift position switch) problem. When this happens, the trans goes into limp home mode. The trans goes into high gear and doesn't allow any shifting up or down. This is to protect the trans.
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