gearbox light

Asked by Oct 22, 2010 at 09:28 AM about the 1998 Volvo V70 GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

without warning in the driveway my shifter arrow started flashing. also the lights on the buttons W E ? are flashing.  In Drive the car will not shift automatically or manually. Any ideas?

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hi!When the arrow is flashing it means that the gearbox is in safe mode. That means that the gearbox won't shift more than necessary. I have this problem on my 850 t5 but only when it's very cold outside. I hope U find a solution

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so is there a way to get it out of safe mode? thanks!

yes there is actually a way to reset it you turn the key to where all the lights are on but car not cranked and go from park to drive 2 times and it makes it drive fine most of the time see i having the same problem with my 850 glt and sometimes i reset it and it drives good other times it does the sam thing

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