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Caprice shifting my 95 caprice suddenly stopped grabbing 3rd gear, 1st and 2nd has no problem only 3rd... when it shifts into 3rd it only high revs and never grabs... what could it be??

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Run fault codes and look for TCM problem. Have a pressure test done on the transmission to check for internal faults. Change the oil and check the filter and while the pan is off have the bands and clutch pack adjustment checked.

Posted on Feb 13, 2014

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SOURCE: hard shift from 1st to 2nd gear automatic

what year is vehicle please ?? as people often put it in wrong catagory ,if its mazada 2007 then its dealer only as a computer controls it all and the software is factory encrypted to stop general garages from repairing it .But check for a vacumn pipe loose under bonnet ,thin rubber pìpe from inlet manifold to gearbor or a diaphram switch,

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

SOURCE: transmission won't shift to 2nd and 3rd gears goes from 1st to 4th.

Doesn't sound like a simple fix. I would suggest having it serviced.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: the engine rpms rev when shifting

Your trans is slipping, u are going to need to have it checked out at a trans shop, they will test drive it in most cases for free and report what they think is wrong or recommend more diagnostic work if they are unsure..

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: hard shift from 1st to 2nd, then 2nd to 3rd.

Dont think they changed it yet but the older chrysler units had a rod that went from the throttle linkage to the transmission (maybe a cable now)...If you lengthen the rod it will increase shift pressure and give you an earlier shift.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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SOURCE: my 98 cvhevy blazer wont go into reverse,an it has

Super common problem with these units. Broken sun shell. Depending on where you are can be expensive. I fix this all the time for $950.00

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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