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Won't shift from 1st.to 2nd. when i start from a complete stop.

Have to stop engine and re-start, then ok until I come to red light or stop, then won' shift again. Have to stop and start again.

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No engine problems? Then the transmission filter is clogged, most likely its never been changed and the fluid has lost its lubricity. Different transmissions show different symptoms. If you take it to a shop it will get expensive. They'll probably suggest ether changing the transmission control module (TCM) or transmission itself. Just give it a tune-up. Before anything check the transmission fluid level. Make sure its not low, if it is let me know to help you find the leak. If you have a leak you'll have to fix that first. No matter what you still have to give it a tune-up.

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