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Searching for lockup but not everytime does it

I have a 99 dodge diesel auto trans, it keeps searching for lock up one day you drive it its fine, the next day will give you problem alday why so intermintent, have had it to alot of tranny shops and the dealer both, they cant find the problem ,please help trans is farely new with over 40000 miles on it.

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