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My transmission wont shift into 5th gear or what some call overdrive. and i changed the transmission fluid and filter and the same still happens. a friend of mine said it could be the break lights causing this or it could be the plug into the transmission or it could be the torque converter can someone help me please

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  • truckdriver4 Mar 18, 2009

    how do i fix this problem hotchevy1965


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Fourth clutch passage could be stop up fourth clutch seal could be leaking.3 and 4 shift valve could be stuck.

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  • Jonah Oneal Mar 18, 2009

    i sorry i gave you wrong answer early. i was thinking of a 4t40e 4 speed automatic transmission. 99 olds had a 5 speed get rag tranny. check engine mount . shift cable worn by doing a lot of shifting . clutch kinda worn .fly wheel surface worn to smooth .like brake rotors. that causes clutch to slip enough slow you down. it not fourth clutch passage or fourth clutch seal and 3 and4 shift valves. that automatic tranny parts .l

  • Jonah Oneal Mar 23, 2009

    shift levers need adjusting or the worn out gear and synchronizers.


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