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Won't shift I have first and reverse but won't up shift to overdrive and shifts hard when put into first or reverse.

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This problem could be as simple as the fluid level being low. Or as complicated as a leak in the vacume lines. The problem could also be the kick down cable is not hooked up.

Their should be two cables hooked up to your throttle, IF you do not have cruse control. If your van is equiped with cruse control their will be three cables hooked up to it. Two on one side and one on the other. The one by its self is the cruse control the other two are the kick down cable and the other goes to your petal. If the kick down cable is not hooked up it will not shift right.

Check the transmision fluid level with the van running. If low fill and let it run for 5 min.

If this is not the problem replace all vacume lines that have to do with the transmision.

Please let me know if your problem presists.

Thanks, Charlie

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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