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Manual transmission i bought a motor and transmission not really knowin what i was buying, cause i just wanted a bigger motor. but when i first put the transmission in it was changing gears like it was suppose to. but now after i let someone else work on it for other reasons, the gears dont change. i have to do it manually like 1,2, and drive. what happen? did the person plug up something up or what? please help. ASAP

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1 of 2 things Happened 1 Whoever worked on it Disconnected the "VACUUM HOSE" to the "VACUUM MODUELATOR" This Unit is Located at the Side of the Transmission about 2/3 way back Driver side I Believe -- if not Passenger Side. Has useualy a Steal Line that runs from BEHIND Carb Leading down to the trans. Vacuum Moduelator helps Control the Shiftpoints
and without it it will ONLY SHIFT MANUALY. Hoping this is Good Info for you and you get it Corrected Please DONT FORGET TO RATE ME thanx RejakWilson

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