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Car won’t start, doesn’t know what gear it’s in, I’m able to start it by jumping the starter solenoid, and then able to put it in gear. But it seems like it’s stuck in a forward gear.
any help is appreciated thanks
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The fault code would indicate you’ve got a low battery. It might summary and run ok, but 451s are quite sensitive to low battery voltages. Take the battery to a local car parts store (O’Reilley’s, AutoZone, Advance Auto, etc) and they will likely do a load test on the battery for free. Don’t just trust a voltmeter because the battery can read a healthy 12+ volts, but be incapable of delivering that voltage when a large electrical load is applied.
 

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The fault code would indicate you’ve got a low battery. It might summary and run ok, but 451s are quite sensitive to low battery voltages. Take the battery to a local car parts store (O’Reilley’s, AutoZone, Advance Auto, etc) and they will likely do a load test on the battery for free. Don’t just trust a voltmeter because the battery can read a healthy 12+ volts, but be incapable of delivering that voltage when a large electrical load is applied.
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