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My 2002 Pontiac Gran Prix will not shift in to 4th gear (OD). Otherwise the transmission seems fine.

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SOURCE: o2 sensor 2002 pontiac gran prix

It is in the exhaust pipe on the engine side of the catalytic converter, it is round, you may need a special socket to get it out.

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Release the fuel pressure by loosening the gas cap, raise and support the car on jack stands,squeeze the plastic tabs on the male end of the connector,and pull the connector apart.Some models have 2 tabs,and others have 1 and the fuel line screwed into the other side.Remove filter mounting bolt,unhook tab from frame and remove filter. when you put in the new filter, make sure the arrow is pointing toward front of engine.On the line with plastic tabs, just push on till you hear a click, then pull on it to make sure it's latched.Don't forget to tighten gas cap.

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SOURCE: 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Gt not shifting into OD

Basic Troubleshooting:

Although the Indicator says the vehicle is in "D" or "OD", is it really? If the linkage is mechanical, you may actually be in "3". Make sure the car is in neutral and pull the lever into the first forward position without looking at the indicator.

Does your vehicle have a switch to turn the OD off and you didn't know it? You may have inadvertently done this. In this case, though, usually there is a little dummy light on the dash that says "O/D off" or something like that.

Check the transmission fluid level on your vehicle and make sure it is to factory specification.

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i do believe you have to take the passengers side dash apart behind the glove compartment. go to autozone and get a manual or go to the library and check the chiltons manual. this is not an easy job. how bad is the leak? if its not bad these heater cores are made of all aluminum. i would buy a bottle of that radiator additive and see if that takes care of the problem first. it only cost about 5 bucks a bottle and it may permanantly fix your problem.

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No 1st or 4th available; trans shifts 2nd to 3rd by itself in D or OD and locks the converter : ShiftA solenoid failed. Easy fix in the pan. Or a wiring problem from PCM to trans.. or PCM.

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