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Transmission has to be manually down shifted at stops

Transmission needs to be manually downshifted at stops to take off. seems to be stuck in overdrive or drive. then up shifted back to drive or over drive. problem is intermittent

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I have a similar issue with my vehicle. I either have to shift to neutral or it stalls. The advice I received was to unplug the 4 prong connector at the front of the transmission. What truly is the problem, as I was told, it the overdrive lockup solinoid inside the trans cover. I looked at replacing it and it looks like a tough job to do, lots of brackets to remove to remove the cover. Looks like the solinoid is on top of the trans, but getting to it is another story. Good luck.

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