Ford Fusion The next installation in the Ford sedan lineup not only joins as the new mid sized sedan, but also as the Ford entry for NASCAR.

Transmission & Check Eng. Light Need help please.

  #1  
Old 05-18-2018, 07:51 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1
Default Transmission & Check Eng. Light Need help please.

I have a 2008 Fusion SEL. Every once in awhile the trans & check engine lights come on and my transmission is stuck in a higher gear. I pull over and turn the key off. When I restart the trans light is off and the car is running perfectly. I have had a couple of mechanics look at it but no one can figure it out. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
 
  #2  
Old 05-19-2018, 03:15 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 9,164
Default

Some things to keep in mind;

when you can correct the symptom by turning the key off then back and restarting the vehicle that tells you the computer has reset and the problem is not present at that time.
Sometimes a scan tool needs to be connected to the vehicle before the key is turned off and a code may still be present.

Many times a poor connection will provide a false reading that the computer recognizes as a fault and goes into limp mode to protect the trans or the vehicle.
Some components require a bias voltage for certain sensors to operate properly and if this bias voltage drops out , bingo, limp mode and symptoms appear.
A good starting point is to check all connections at the trans for making good contact.
Then check whatever you can see for possible corrosion or loose connections.
 
  #3  
Old 02-15-2019, 12:03 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2019
Posts: 2
Default

Having a similar problem in a 2014 Fusion Hybrid but with more lights. I get the wrench light, the advanctrac warning and uphill assist disabled. Then a "get off the road" warning. Two shops have not found the cause.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
fordisbest
General Tech
1
11-30-2015 01:18 PM
rhothird
General Tech
1
03-04-2011 06:03 PM
nicktodisco
New Member Area
1
08-25-2010 06:43 PM
BillB
Ford Ranger
7
01-22-2006 04:52 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Transmission & Check Eng. Light Need help please.


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.