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I just purchased this vehicle. It has the 3.0 liter engine and 139,000 miles. It is not overpowered by any means and sometimes when you step down and it should downshift it does. Other times you can go to the floor and it will not downshift. The other day I was climbing a steep hill and it would not downshift, just kept loosing rpms. I pulled the lever to low and instead of downshifting it acted like the engine was stalling out. Thought I was going to have to have the wife push it up the hill. No warning lights are on. Any ideas.

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