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Shifting problem my 97 crew cab 7.3 powerstroke it shifts hard going into 3rd gear i had put on the machine it come back as p0470 backpressure ive been told exhuast. the exhuast realy smells rotten and when i start out slow it shifts fine .what do you think

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This problem is caused by carbon build up in the exhaust, try running it real ******* the freeway, full throttle, u will feel it when it clears, it happens slowly so u don't notice anthing but perhaps delayed hard shifts and the like, I have checked many truck forums and they all say the same thing, carbon in the exhaust, so try it, what do u have to loose?

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