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      05-01-2013, 08:58 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by nate5ks View Post
Sounds like it went into limp home mode. This can happen for a number of reasons, even ones not related to the transmission like crank sensor errors. Best thing to do is get it scanned and clear the errors and limp home mode should go away. If (or when) it comes again have it scanned again and assume that whatever it gives you is the problem. Sometimes software upgrades will also correct this.
Thanks for the reply. I plugged a scanner in last night and it said there were no faults recorded, which I found odd. I was using Torque on my phone and a bluetooth ODB2 adapter to check...