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Car seems to be stuck in limp home mode.

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Car seems to be stuck in limp home mode.

Post by Friday131984 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:02 pm

I got a 99 volvo s70 glt turbo I replaced the PNP switch still had flashing arrow took it back out cleaned it reinstalled it still getting flashing arrow light on dash. Reset codes, pops right back on. Also ran diagnosis on it and got p0605 internal control module read only and crank sensor code.my next step? My car needs some type of software update by sealer would that fix the problem?

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Re: Car seems to be stuck in limp home mode.

Post by wizechatmgr » Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:36 am

Have you tried checking the connections to the crank sensor and cleaned them?
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Re: Car seems to be stuck in limp home mode.

Post by Friday131984 » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:23 am

It through that code yesterday so that will cause the car to only drive in 3rd

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Re: Car seems to be stuck in limp home mode.

Post by abscate » Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:06 pm

Yes - thats part of limp mode
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Re: Car seems to be stuck in limp home mode.

Post by rspi » Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:41 pm

Maybe something is wrong with the transmission. Have the vehicle checked out by a Volvo mechanic.
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