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Do I need a new transmission?

Car will not shift out of low gear. It feels like it goes to neutral when it should be changing to 2nd gear. When you press gas it stays in low. Shifter button gets stuck in and won't pop back out by itself.

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  • marquez7610 Apr 28, 2009

    following driver side impact, transmission began having trouble shifting into third then gradually worsened to the point that it began having difficulty shifting into second gear, the air intake canister assembly has been physically breeched so that the right air flow according to velocity is not being seen by the air speed sensor, could this cause a problem in shifting

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Try changing the fliud and filter first then if that doesnt help take it too the shop and have it checked out it may just be a computer problem!!

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