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TRANSMISSION CENSORS VAN GOES INTO NEUTRAL WHILE DRIVING OR DROPS INTO LOW GEAR IS THIS DUE TO BAD CENSORS

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I had this happen to me, easy fix, for $19.99 including tax i went to advance auto and bought a (in) sensor located under battery on transaxle about 10 oclock position. there is also a (out) sensor located about 12 inches closer to engin that i didn't have to replace. good luck.

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