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1988 700R4 Electric transmission

The trans is in a 1955 chevy with 400 small block. Works very well, but wants to hang in first gear sometimes. I'VE adjusted tv cable many times and every thing works great, but wants to hang in first gear sometimes. Seams to work good cold. To get it to shift i stop put it in nutral back to od and most the tine it will shift. All other shifts are great. I've also stoped at stop sign turned right it makes a good shift then it might go back to 1'st

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    put a carb on my 1988 silverado it has a 350 but now it takes longer to shift into gear what can i do



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Sounds like a sticky check valve in the valve body, try using the new synthetic Dexron VI FLUID GM recommends for all there trans's now, it may cure the problem, it is far superior in every way to the old Dexron 3 Click the link for a press release and info on this great fluid, replace the fluid in my 96 Corvette, better shifting and all around performance.


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