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I have a 97 chevy silverado c1500 ext cab 2wd automatic the truck stopped shifting. I had a tranny rebuild done and then park reverse and neutral worked but it wouldn't shift outta 1 st. Got new shift cylanoids and then it shifted but only 1st and third. Any ideas?

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1st and 3rd gear only sounds like a broken sun shell he should feel bad... The only real issue on those 96 97 transmissions is the solenoid resistance values so swap ur solenoids with the one u want to put in and it will work fine if u do ur home work first.. U got to know why they wont work thats how u find cheats... But first and third sounds like a stripped or sheared shell...was reverse gone to

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Sounds like someone did not do a good job rebuilding the transmission. there are 5 to 7 shift solenoids in the transmission thast should have been replaced . wow
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  • Jodi wolfe Dec 03, 2012

    The guy toLd me that that is not part of the normal tranny rebuild. We did replace 2 of them but that didn't help much

  • teds repairs
    teds repairs Dec 03, 2012

    it is part of the rebuild . is like when I rebuild a motor and replace the oil pump but not the main bearings and the motor blowns it is my fault. what are the code coming up ,and please go to my link to my garage on facebook it is easier for my to email you back thank you tedhttps://www.facebook.com/TedsRepairs d

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    teds repairs Dec 03, 2012

    I need to go over some things with the transmission please

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    teds repairs Dec 04, 2012

    I want to help you out . I need to go through things to help

  • Jodi wolfe Jan 13, 2013

    Thank you for ur offer but my tranny guys gave me a brand new tranny cuz he felt bad. My truck is up and running beautifully

  • Mike Wilder
    Mike Wilder Aug 11, 2014

    Sorry Ted but once u hear no reverse you should know its not electrical issue because reverse gear uses nothing electrical its manual applied .. look up 30 common 4l60e Failuars it will state 1st and 3rd only no reverse 2nd or 4th gear cause fractured/stripped Sunshell or sungear

  • Mike Wilder
    Mike Wilder Aug 11, 2014

    U can clean and just replace the sunshell ive done it to atleast 60 of them and they shift the same as they did before it happened..

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