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Q: transmision indicator is blinking on 1998 Volvo V70 XC

w/eco mode lamps are blinking at the same time with the arrow indicator in the dash board.
when to start from 0 speed after stop i noticed the car is accelerating very slowly
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When these lights are flashing, this means the transmission control module has detected a fault with the transmission. There are several faults the module can detect, from a bad sensor to a failed transmission.
The next step is to have a shop check the diagnostic codes and perform the appropriate troubleshooting that accompanies those codes.
Here are some in your area that may be able to help:
Once you find out what the code is and the recommendation from the shop, post back here and I can give you an idea if there on the right track.
Good Luck!
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