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Lost 3rd gear and overdrive on my 92 crown vic

Over drive started to slip but was ok at higher speeds, was on highway at about 60 + mph shifted into overdrive and about a minute later lost od completely and 3rd gear as well but never had and problem w/3rd gear pryer to this.if i leave gear shift in drive when car is going fast enough to be in 3rd it kicks out like your in neutral but if you hammer the throttle and bring rpms up you can feel trans pull a little . if i leave gear shift in 1st car drives fine in 1st & 2nd and free wheels when you get off throttle when you wind up 2nd.

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it may be a bad transmission modulator valve located on the side of your transmission,vacum operated. a sudden downshift or forward shift when unexpected is sign of a bad modulator valve or a vacum leak to the transmission.best to shop around for a garage w/references when it comes to transmission work though. check all the vacum lines to your transmision,you need to look on the underneath side of your truck on the side of transmission for a loose or disconnected vacum line on the side of the transmission. when you feel the vacum line,follow it to the top of engine,the vacum line is about 3/8th line,and may be disconnected or losing air. to make this short,when you drive the car,start out in low gear and shift the transmission,manually from 1st to 2nd to 3rd does it do right with no slipping? if it does this right and shifts great manually,the modulator valve on the side of the transmissions bad,or a bad vacum leak in-between.thank you for choosing fixya.com

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