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1997 Chevy blazer not shifting

We removed the pump from the old transmission and replaced it with the one that was broke from the second transmission the we put in. Everything was installed and the truck is now running. The truck will not shift into overdrive and won't shift into first gear. Reverse, second and third gear shift fine. Just wondering if you could make any suggestions as to what is wrong with it now.
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  • tasha stuckey Nov 06, 2008

    my blazer will not shift into overdrive

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Check the relays in your glove box compartment. the center relay runs the transmission electrical. mine had the same problem

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Pumps have to match numbers, and yes, everything has to be right.

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This sounds like a wiring issue, check and make sure the transmission connector is ok, no broken locks on hard shell or bent pins.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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