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1990 subaru shifts fine when cold and then when hot will not shift out first gear

The transmission has been flushed and new filter put on. it shifted fine from the shop and once home about 3 miles away it sat for about 10 minutes and then left and it would not shift out of 1st gear.

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Check the oil level in the transmission as there may be insufficient / too much oil for correct operation of the transmission . There may also be a leak in a line or plug that was not tightened properly

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