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Dodge 3500 transmission takes off in 2nd gear or stuck in 1st

I have the same problem, and have change fluided & filter, cleaned the plugs and connecters. Mine how ever on a cold start, will take off in 2nd, as soon as i shut engine off and restart, it will take off in first and stays in first... I have read so many blogs and this posting is the closet to my problem.... But I did realize through my search,I have push the over drive button, and it doesnt do anything, so my next step is looking into the over drive sensor, lets cross our finger and take antoher stab at it. what I did find ur posting to be helpful...thanks

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    same what problem?

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No such thing as O/D sensor. Sounds like gov. pressure sensor and transducer. Replace BOTH. Fluid and filter changes NEVER EVER really fix things.

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