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Transmission does not shift into 3rd and/or overdrive

Suddenly the car does not go into 3rd and/or overdrive it shifts from 1st to second then just "revs" when od is engaged will hover in 2nd when od is disengaged just revs looking for a gear.    fluid is full and clean, and fuse is good.
hope the tranny isn't shot hoping for an easy (cheap) fix or at least one that does not cause for overhall, or removal.  when i say suddenly, the other day car was fine today no 3rd, etc.   The car is a 1993  Lincoln Mark VIII  with about 95,000 miles and in otherwise very good condition

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    thanks will give it a try

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Well, you could try changing the speed sensor, or modulator valve, which ever that model has. And change the filter and fluid. If it's plugged many of the problems you describe could occur. Good luck.

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