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80-100k step on gas wont down shift

80-100k hit gas hard wont down shift. slow down to 10-20k still in drive is a sencer or a vacume line.

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Check the gearbox filter it may be clogged, remove the gearbox sump to locate the filter.
Replace it .
Hope this helps.

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