Check engine light is on accelerates slowly

Tiny
KMDICKR
  • 2001 VOLKSWAGEN CABRIOLET
  • 77,000 MILES

And seems like it is starting off in 2nd gear any ideas on what might be wrong? Engine: I4 2L SOHC Transmission: auto

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Thursday, February 16th, 2012 AT 8:46 PM

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Tiny
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It sounds like it is in limp mode. Have the computer scanned to identify where the problem is coming from.

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Thursday, February 16th, 2012 AT 8:49 PM
Tiny
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Possibly a faulty transmission speed sensor. You need to have the
ECM & TCM scanned for codes, before any REAL guesses can be made
with regards to fixing this issue.

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Sunday, February 19th, 2012 AT 12:17 AM

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