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Hard 1-2 shift

I have 1998 Cheyenne. When I bought the truck at 195k km it had a hard 1-2 shift...sometimes when it's cold but always when it's warmed up. There was a code 1870 I believe at the time. I had the transmission rebuilt by Mr Transmission at 200K km and the problem went away for about 8 months....then returned. Driving it like that now and the truck has turned 275K km. They tell me that they replaced the valve body as part of the rebuild by the way.

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Converter valve bore in valve body is worn out, only fix is oversize valve.

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