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Hello guys I am new to the thread and the car, I got the car in April, and decided to do some needed repair work and service. Did a oil change, front brakes,door speakers were blown,and left rear cv axle was damaged due to rear boot being torn. I did all the work and replaced the cv axle, and the car would never stay engaged with the gear, you can drive about 40 ft then it just stops gong and comes out of gear, prior to that , I would at times have issues with the selector having the D display but wouldnt engage then I would have to cycle the key then restart and all would be fine.. I am just confused as to why after cv axles replacement it wont stay in gear..I like the car but I am maybe thinking I made a mistake with my purchase. I cant find any shop that will touch it, and the nearest dealership is in Jax fl..I had a buddy who scanned it with star and codes are p1901 and p1902 shift operation 1 and 2.. any ideas ? any help would be greatly appreciated
 

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hello and thanks very much, I really appreciate your reply,yes correct the car just pops out of gear, but I feel some light thumping under my feet just before it pops out of gear as if the clutch pedal assembly is failing.. I removed the bottom panel , inspected everything, the only thing that was installed under there was the left rear abs sensor which plugs into the pigtail.. its new..I also forgot to mention that we had a C1323 which us a CAN FAULT WITH THE SPRINT SHIFT MODULE.. I checked the tcm fuse 40amp and it was good.the only thing that was unplugged was the abs sensor plug,which we replaced...I am actually a BMW technician but no smartcar experience...Maybe the wiring loom is bad? Just cant understand why this would happen, I will double check all connections again..I have access to the Mercedes Star system...but I will keep you posted and check everything as you suggested... thanks again... if you ever need a Jaguar BMW,LANDROVER,or Mercedes question please ask, I have worked for them all...
 
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