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When transmission warms up it takes longer to shift between gears

It usually shifts between 1st and 2nd gear at approximately 25 mph and from 2nd to 3rd at about 35 mph. When I go uphill it seems to hit the passing gear very easliy. Then it takes a while to shift gears and drop the RPM's down. The RPM's will go up to about 4500 until it finally shifts. Not sure if this is normal or if I should have it checked or if there is an adjustment that I can make.

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    slipps going into 3rd gear at low rpms, unless you are slowining down . then it shifts between 2nd and 3rd. once its in 3rd it shifts normal

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    runs and shifts well then all of a sudden it drops the gear and goes to neutral

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    i have a 2002 ford fucus the tran will not switch gears stays in first gear untill about 35

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Yes you need to have it adjusted.

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