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When trans becomes warm/hot, car drops out of drive/overdrive (D) and seemingly goes to '2' and 'hold' starts flashing on the dash board, yet the shifter remains at 'D'. Trans fluid level is good. Is there a 'trans fluid temperature sensor' that is defective, or could it be some other problem?

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97 Ford f150 xlt rear wheel drive. transmission not shifting into 3 shifts from 1 to 2 fine when in overdrive shifts in to 3 feels like neutral. Trans need rebuilt or replaced?


Are there any lights lit on the dash ? check engine , overdrive etc..
could be just a shift solenoid ... Try draining trans fluid an replacing filter. Have to drop transmission pan .. what's the fluid look like ? a nice pink color ? does it smell burnt ? Is it full ?

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I have a 1995 chevy caprice i just bout and im having a problem with it changing all the way out. You can put it in drive in start going when it changes out to third it stop pulling feel like its in...


This transmission is a 700R4 overdrive automatic. When it does this it only means the overdrive is burned out, calling for trans removal and repair. It has to go into 3rd gear before it can go into overdrive and the trans will not allow it to because there is no longer an overdrive function. Try this first, Go to the connection at the throttle lever, find the black plastic piece that the trans cable runs thru, open the throttle completely by hand and hold it open, with a finger into the opening above the cable push the button down and this will reset the cable back to where the transmission has to reset it automatically. Now get in and take it for a drive starting out from neutral and drop it into the next forward gear, which will be high for overdrive use. Now that the cable has to be adjusted by the transmission, you may have what you need. IF it still doesn't have 3rd, and engine speed goes up like your in neutral, then you definitely have to have the tranny rebuilt ir replaced.

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Wont shift into drive


The "Drive" you speak of is Overdrive.Youve lost connection to it.Possibly the brake pedal switch under dash has burned out and not putting power to the trans for overdrive.When you touch the brake pedal,overdrive goes off.When released,overdrive can come back on when at spped to do so.This switch could possibly just have come unplugged also.Check this first and plug it back in and drive it.

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06 uplander rpms go up and down when driving on freeway


Probably too late but for other users searching: You probably have the 4T65 transmission like I did. This is the vehicle "hunting" in and out of overdrive on the highway (marked "D" on your dash) and you're probably on level (or close to) ground. You have two options: drive in the gear selection "3" (more fuel consumption though) or change your speed. I used to drop down to 53 MPH and it would stop, or on the highway @ 65 for it to go away.
Seems to be common in this trans around 60 MPH. Also - start saving for another vehicle or repair. This trans will start to slam into 2nd gear from a stop after it warms up (internal solenoid fix required) OR it will shudder horribly from a stop after a highway run. My fix was to replace the solenoid in the trans (there's video on YT) by pulling the right side of the drivetrain off the van and pulling the trans cover. If you go this route - you *must* ensure no -and I mean NO- dirt gets in that tranny while the cover is off.
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Transmission code PO732/open or short circuit condition


check transmission fluid level when hot,engine running in neutral.fluid should be reddish in color,should not smell burnt.
trans fluid & filter should be replaced at +/- 100k miles.
possibly transmission shift solenoid.

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I have a 1999 Tiburon. Trans starts off in 2nd gear and goes to 3rd but will not go into overdrive.When starting cold though, it will shift 1,2&3. Also overdrive(4th gear) light will not come on.


I would check into the Trans oil temp sensor,they are known to keep the trans from shifting into 4th gear if they have a open or a shorted circuit...This may also be the culprit for the other issues you are experiencing when the trans is at diff temps and doing diff things....The other thing that is known for going bad in that Transaxle is the Sunshell...The splines on the inside of the sunshell strip out and than you will lose pretty much all forward gears,Except for 1st gear most likely and you will also lose Reverse if the Sunshell goes bad...But this will not act any different if the temperature is cold or hot

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I have a dodge 4x4 1500 the trans temp light comes as well as the over drive off light when vehicle is at an idle i then lose overdrive. vehicle is only at an idle for 2 or 3 min. havent even started to...


There is a check valve in the transmission cooling lines on these trucks. This valve is in the line near the radiator on the passenger side. This valve can get stuck and cause the Trans to overheat due to no trans cooler flow. When these Transmission get hot overdrive goes out. Located this valve take the line apart near it and use a small screwdriver and try to free it up. It is spring loaded and should push in and spring out easily. If you can't you must replace it. Don't drive it like that or you could ruin the transmission

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these cars are a 4 speed auto
it you here the car change 4 times then it is going in to od
best way to try this is by following
  1. go to an open rood where you can do 100kph (60mhp)
  2. have your overdrive turned off (there should be a light on the dash board that comes on)
  3. then turn over drive on and see if the RPM drops
if it dose not work let me know and i will try my best to help you
ricko

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i had the same problem after spending $500.00 for toyota to look at it they didnt fix it and suggested i it was the auto trans and i should get it overhauled costing thousands. i didnt believe them and started to do some of my own research into the problem. the coolant temp sensor at the rear of the intake manifold tells the ecu when the engine is at correct operating temp then allows the auto trans shift into overdrive. to rule out any problems with the auto trans i disconnected the plug to the temp sensor and went for a drive when the engine was cold and it shifted straight away into overdrive no problems. you can't leave this disconnected because the engine is hard to start when cold as the temp sensor also tells the ecu that it is cold and allows the cold start injector to inject more fuel into the engine on cold start up.to overcome this i cut the wire to the sensor plug and installed a switch which i installed into the centre console.now i start the car flick the swith use overdrive then swith back to normal after car has warmed up . engine fault light appers on dash when switched on but doesnt matter. i have had this modification for 2 years now no problems.

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