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Automatic Transmission Rough Shifting

When transmission is at temperature (hot) from a stop, when I accelerate first-second gear seem fine but third gear the engine rpms rise and excelleration is very slow. This problem only happens when it has been driven. I also have a tapping soind coming from the valves, oil is o.k. do I need a tune up, can the valves be adjusted or are they self adjusting?

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From the sounds of it you need to have your transmission rebuilt, there is no quick fix for a fault in one gear. As far as the tapping noise goes quite often a oil change is all that is required to cure it.

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My gear is so hard to shift from 3rd to 4th gear

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