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Transmision Troubles 3 Speed Trans. But it will not shift into 3rd and final gear.Have changed trans.filter & fluid but the problem still exists.Please offer suggestions,Thanks

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Ok is it sliping or not going in to gear ??

there are sencers that shift the trans. on some cars
have it checked and see what codes come up
if thats not it then im sorry but by the time the trans slips
its to late will have to be rebuilt

Posted on Nov 01, 2012

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SOURCE: Trans shudders upon take off in first gear

It sounds like the plant and sun gears are starting to wear that could be your problem. An transmission expert will probably have to look at the trany.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Dodge Caravan, Tranny would shift, DTC P0700, P0725

replace the input speed sensor to transmission and the wiring pigtail all are available at your chrysler dealer take your vehicle registration in to the parts counter so they have your vin # to get the right part and it is the front of trans by fluid linres to radiator.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: transmission won't shift into 3rd

the trans has a serious failure, that is why the metal, it can be overhauled for less than a replacement

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: 4L60E Shifts fine in 1st, 2nd, & 3rd but will not shift into OD

The EMC detected and problem so it's in limp mode, As long as it's in limp mode the 4th and OD will not activate. Take care not to burn up the transmission by running it hard while your in the limp mode.
Your going to have to get the truck scanned to clear any codes and why there are DTC codes. Auto Zone scan for free and most auto shops charge $10.00 to $20.00 to scan sine they want the business.
If you want to clear the codes your self you can put the ignition to the run position and pull the ECM (Batt) fuse out for 20 sec and place it back in then start the truck. It may stall but let it, just start it again and this would have cleared all the DTC code history.
The transmission should be running fine unless there is a problem and the service engine light will be on again and you'll be in limp mode still with an updated DTC in the ECM.
Good luck and hope this helps.

Posted on May 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 ODYSSEY AUTO TRANS SHIFTS HARD BETWEEN 1st & 2nd, 2nd & 3rd

It has nothing to do with the transmission, it's your engine mount thats bad.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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