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Originally Posted by claireg1976 View Post
Hi there,

I have a renault megane scenic automatic s reg 1.6.
On the dash board a light comes on which looks like a heart tracer thing ( if you know what i mean lol) and when this is on the gear box doesn't work and it 's like your in wrong gear all the time. This eventually sometimes goes off once the cars being running for a while.

Any advice on this would be good.

Thanks claire
Claire, Its defo something wrong. Question is, what...

When you say the gearbox doesn't work, it allows you to go into gear, but when you're attempting to drive, its slow and unresponsive??
If so, then the car is in 'limp' mode because of a fault.
You will need to have the car checked for fault codes stored, by having a technician hook it up to a terminal that can read the fault codes recorded by your cars onboard computer ( ECU ). Any reputable garage should be able to do it.
The fault code will then (hopefully) determine what is defective and causing the error display and the car to go into limp mode.

Hope that helps
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