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Transmission slips out of overdrive back down to lower gear

It will down shift and not go back into overdrive

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  • LINCOLN LUVR Mar 27, 2009

    I have a 2004 Lincoln LS and it has recently started slipping out of overdrive (D5) into (D4). Once it slips it will not go back into overdrive. You can feel it downshift and then the RPM's run about 3.5. The instrument panel shows D4 but the actual shifter is still in D5. Sometimes I can play with the shifter from N to D5 or D4 to D5 and it will slip back into D5 but most of the time it will not. Please help.

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Replaced the neutral safety switch/transmission range sensor

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change trans fluid and filter

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