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91 240 Transmission issues

My '91 240 just dropped out of overdrive while returning home from work - the overdrive light on the dash stayed off - and wont go back into 4th. While looking for a solution over the last few days the transmission is now slipping between gears, and is reving as high as 4000rpm before shifting up. Help please!?

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Posted on Jul 23, 2013

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SOURCE: 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse transmission slips in overdrive

well the low cost way to go first would be to try and change the trans fluids. If the problems still remains the it may be an internal problem

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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you may have damaged the overdrive gear, a local transmission shop would be your best bet. for good troubleshoting and estimate.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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SOURCE: my automatic transmission wont go into overdrive

bad news...sounds like the valve body is going bad in your tranny. i had the same problem and had to drive in reverse on the side of the high way 34 miles.....that my friend..sucked!!

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: transmission shifts hard ,overdrive light flashes

I had a similar problem which turned out to be caused by a leaking vacuum line.

Good luck!
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Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 mazda 3 transmission problem

Check transmission fluid. If that is full, try changing the fuel filter. It could be starving for gas, and trying to shift but can't. It could also be the speed sensor, or shift solenoid.

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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