gear box not going into auto mode

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Think: Auto not changing up or down, snowflake/sport flashing, flappy paddles, actuator fault and sensodrive not changing gear.
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I have a problem with my gear box working ok on paddles but in auto mode it only changes up to 2nd and nothing else I have the abs light on would this effect the gear box operation tried the reset but no joy any help would be appriated.
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tony123 wrote:I have a problem with my gear box working ok on paddles but in auto mode it only changes up to 2nd and nothing else I have the abs light on would this effect the gear box operation tried the reset but no joy any help would be appriated.
Possibly. If you find out why the ABS light is on and its due to road speed then that would explain why the auto box won't change up automatically.

These faults are best diagnosed with Citroen lexia tool from ebay (here).

There is a lexia topic (here)
My Name: tony123

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Joined: Mon May 02, 2016 4:45 pm
Model: C3 Pluriel - with or without roof
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: I dont know
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 80000
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: SensoDrive
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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There was a break in abs wire in the middle of the car some ware so rigged a temp wire from abs unit to sensor so sorted now and auto box working
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My Name: C3driver52

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Posts: 1854
Joined: Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:40 pm
Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 i
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 79984
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
Engine name: TU3 (75 PS)
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tony123 wrote:There was a break in abs wire in the middle of the car some ware so rigged a temp wire from abs unit to sensor so sorted now and auto box working
Thanks for updating us :)
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