Vehicles may develop a start and die out condition or a transmission that defaults to second gear. Our technicians tell us that the transmission control module (TCM) may be at fault and require replacement. If the TCM is replaced the pinion factor should be reset and the quick learn procedure performed.
Engine Start and Stall and/or Transmission Stuck in Second Gear on Chrysler LeBaron
Average mileage: 143,673 (65,600–170,000)
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1995 Chrysler LeBaron166,000Visitor
car wont shift,,seems 2 be stuck in 2nd
1990 Chrysler LeBaron170,000Visitor
Car abruptly shifts into second gear when slowing down. Will not shift normally until ign is shut off & car restarted then shifts fine for an arbitrary (ten minutes to three days) time until it does it again.
1995 Chrysler LeBaron150,000Visitor
My car just started slipping like this. I'm trying to fix it now. Guess I'll start with the TCM.
1994 Chrysler LeBaronVisitor
Won't shift at all
1993 Chrysler LeBaronVisitor
WHEN I APPLY THE BREAKS AND CAR SHIFTS DOWN TO FIRST GEAR IT JOLTS AS IF COMING TO A SUDDEN STOP. THE SAME THING HAPPENS WHEN I DRIVE VERY SLOW.
1994 Chrysler LeBaron141,465Visitor
If I hit the brake before 2nd gear it would down shift hard and not up shift I have to shut it off and turn it back on
1991 Chrysler LeBaronVisitor
Won't change out of second gear
1990 Chrysler LeBaronVisitor
It's stuck in the 3rd gear I can drive it but can't put it reverse or park
1991 Chrysler LeBaron160,000Visitor
Shifts through all gears sometimes, after a stop and go it will become stuck in usually 2nd or 3rd gear.
don,t see a leek so where the fuild going from transmision
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