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Auto Transmission in 94 Chevy K1500 will not shift into 2nd gear

I have to increase rpm to 4000 in first gear then let off the gas and then the tranny will shift into 3rd gear. Then I have to give it gas very easy or it will down shift back into first gear. Is the transmision bad?

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Hi, yes I just had the same problem and the clutch packs inside the transmission are slipping. I had to replace all the clutch packs as well as the bands. The parts for this job really aren't that expensive. you could get everything you need for less than 300 bucks. however labor is where they kill you. It's about a 10 hour job or maybe 12 depending on application. average shop rate 80 an hour you looking at 900 dollars labor plus parts. if your mechanically inclined and have tools you could take your time and do it yourself. you can buy a step by step DVD for your specific application. other wise I would call around to transmission shops. their is a slight chance it may also be your solenoid pack. the best way to confirm is to have a transmission line pressure test done. I hope this helps!

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Well it could be ur computer bad the trans mission is junk i have the computer looked at

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