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Transmission warms up,check engine comes on and wont shift to 3rd.

Sticks in 2nd.

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  • Robert Shaw Jan 03, 2013

    Trani completely rebuilt new everythng 4 days ago. everything u mentioned has been done. 3 mechanics have given up on me .

  • montehammons Jan 03, 2013

    If no codes are present, sorry, Bob, guess I'd have to give up, too. It might be time to use the warranty on the transmission.

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Have the computer scanned for trouble codes. It sounds like the computer is putting the car into "limp in" mode. The diagnostic codes should lead you to the problem.

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  • Robert Shaw Jan 03, 2013

    Got a code after the cruise stuck wide open shift control solenoid had to disconnect battery to release cruise

  • montehammons Jan 03, 2013

    So the shift control solenoid went back to working normal? If so, Good!

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MAY NEED TRANSMISSION FLUSH AND FILTER REPLACED THEY ALSO HAVE WHAT IS CALLED A SHIFT CONTROL SOLENOID LOCATED NEAR THE TRANS. FILTER.

Posted on Jan 03, 2013

  • Robert Shaw Jan 03, 2013

    We done all that.

  • Robert Shaw Jan 06, 2013

    sorry for the delay answering you am considering shift solenoid

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SOURCE: The transmission is shifting hard going from 1st

rec check fluid first. If trans fluid hasn't been changed in last 30,000 miles change fluid, filter and pan gasket. At that time inspect for foreign materials in bottom of pan or on magnet if you have one. If truck has over 100K and fluid was never changed you may have more problems if changing the fluid.

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