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Chevrolet Caprice Transmission Will not shift to overdrive

The Caprice would not take overdrive, so I replaced the whole transmission. (700 R4) and it still will not take overdrive. Its full of fluid. If I do need a shifter kit, can someone give me the details, Why, where to find one, how much? and how? Thank you

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Check the help link mentioned below:----

Overdrive light in the dash blinks?


OD light flashing and transmission fluid leaking?


Also i suggest you to refer these gear shift issues, which are mostly noticed. These are direct links with appropriate solutions to the specific problems of gear ****.


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These details will help.


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SOURCE: Transmission problems with a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 4X4.

Fastboyz is on track with his answer.there are quite a few updates on your transmission for shift concerns. this is done with a tech2 scanner and reprograms computer. also if you have installed larger tires this will need to be updated. can cause problem also.Just because there is no trouble code does not mean it is not a computer related problem. have it checked for updates

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Have you ever changed the transmission fluid flush and replaced the transmission filter?

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SOURCE: f150 transmission neutralizes when shifts to overdrive

I have that exact same truck and transmission and My Transmission did the exact same thing about a year ago and there was some kind of snap ring inside the transmission that broke. I originally thought it had to be an electirical problem because the truck shifted fine until OD or if i turned OD off. The 4r70w is a light transmission and i would suggest you have a shift kit put in and they make a heavier kit to beef it up.. Sorry its probably not the new you were looking for.

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SOURCE: transmission shifts ony 123 no overdrive, it slip in overdrive

sorry to say this trans has to be removed and rebuilt seems like od clutches burnt out-do you tow heavy trailer with truck as you have to tow with od off(push button on shifter)

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SOURCE: transmission will not shift into overdrive

Overdrive is electrically controlled by the pcm. When it's cold you need to check to see if the pcm is grounding the overdrive solenoid. If it is the solenoid might be bad or if the pcm is not grounding it then you need to check items that would cause the pcm to lock out overdrive. Coolant temp, TPS, Vehicle speed sensor, ECT. You will have to have it scanned to do this.

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