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I have a 2001 camaro that wont shift out of 1st gear and the speedo does not work either. i just put the engine and trans in out of a donor car (a 2000 camaro) both had 3800 series ll engines and 4l60e trans. they both worked fine in the donor car. i have swaped the pcms back and forth a few times and i took the vss from the original trans and put it in the donor trans with no change to my problem. i cannot afford to take it to a trans shop so any help would be greatly appreciated. tom

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Thats an interesting problem, i would be looking for either a pinched wire or i would also look at the plastic gear on the end of the vss they must be the same color and they should be interchangeable if the are not the same, and while you have the vss out look inside the hole where it goes and make sure the drive gear for the vss is still intact inside the tranny. The reason the tranny does not shift is because of the speedo not working the computer needs to know how fast the car is moving to determine the proper shift points for the tranny.Hope this helps

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