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Transmission is not shifting correctly out of 3rd gear

Transmission will sometimes not shift correctly....My battery went dead and when I restared vehicle it suddenly shifted like new again...I then turned vehicle off. When I restared I was back to the problem again.

Do these transmissions have some kind of Solenoid or Sensors that need to be changed....It seems to me it is something electrical that is not sending the right signals to the transmission.

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Yes there is a shift solenoid, you might have a dealer flash your tcm and see if that works, or try disconnecting the battery for about 30 min.. hope this helps

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