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Old 04-11-2012, 08:14 PM
critter critter is offline
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Default Manual shift problems
After installing the paddles in my Trans Am I lost an engine. So the car has been down for a bit. I'm up and running now and last weekend I took the car out for a spin. I flipped the switch for manual mode and ran it through first, tapped into second, wound it out and tapped again, no shift. I figured it was just me so I flipped it to auto and waited for the next stop light and tried again. Same results. Tonight I put the laptop on it in the garage. To refresh you, the this the TCI "red box" controller and software. I opened the dashboard and could see when I flipped the switch to go to manual mode. I tapped the upshift and went 1-2 but no 2-3. The downshift of 2-1 works as well. FYI, this all worked flawlessly after the install, before the motor crapped out.

Any thoughts on what might be preventing it going beyond the 1-2 shift in manual mode?
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Old 04-13-2012, 11:43 AM
TCITech1 TCITech1 is offline
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If you want, can you send us your tune file and maybe we can find something in the programming? You can send it to my email address of dmudrich@tciauto.com

Can't be the paddle shifter itself if it is shifting 1-2 OK. That means the paddle is working. We know its probably not the manual switch, since you are indeed able to flip back and forth. I think it's something in the software program. You didn't change any of the settings since the motor problem did you?
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