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96 chevy silverodo will not shift out of 1st until I let off the gas at high rpm then shifts to 3rd but that's it won't shift any higher

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You probably need to service the tranny as in change filter and fluid and in addition to that there is a little round piece which is most likely plugged into the rear of the trans just above the pan with a vacuum line going to it, called a modulator valve which controls shifting, replace it also.

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SOURCE: 1997 chevy astro van

Has the 'Check Engine' light come on? I had this problem at 30,000 miles and the trouble codes set were transmission component slipping. Ultimately required replacement of the transmission.

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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.

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SOURCE: 1995 Chevy 1500 Z71...transmission only shifts

It sounds like a vacumm modulator issue.

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TRY TO DRIVE IT SLOW TO NORMAL BUT DO THE MANUAL IF ALL THE GEAR WORK WITH OUT SLIPPING I WOULD SEE IF THERE A CABLE THAT GOES TO THE TRAND THAT WILL ADJEST THROTTLE PRESURE BY MAKING CABLE LONGER OR SHORTER . CABLLE IF IT WORKS DONT DEAT IT CAUSE ITS GETTING TIRED

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