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I looked in the archives but couldn't find anything, I just noticed my shift light is coming on early, between 7500 and 8000 in first, second and third. Anyone know what might be causing this?

I've got 4500 miles on it. Thanks
 

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FWIW, mine comes on at about 8k. Do you also hit a rev limit early?

I also assume that this is all after the car is warmed up and you have passed the 6500 rev limiter that is governed by engine temp?
 

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Yes, this is after the car is warmed up. I thought we could go to 8,500 rpm in first, second and third? Thanks.
 

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The shift lights come on earlier in the rev range in the lower gears to counter act the quicker rev rise speed. Therefore you will react to the gear change earlier, meaning the car wont hit the limiter. in 4th and 5th etc the revs rise much slower meaning you have more time to react to the shift lights.
 
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