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1998 GMC Safari only going into 1st gear

Thinking of buying a really nice condition Safari only problem is that the transmission only goes into 1st gear. Is this a known problem? Could it either be a failed transmission or electronics?
What transmission was fitted to the 4.3 engine?

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The transmission is probably staying in 2nd gear (limp mode) indicating an electronic issue. Your van will have a 4L60-E transmission

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