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My 1990 Town Car auto tranny slips in overdrive

My 1990 Lincoln Town Car automatic tranny is beginning to slip when in overdrive on highway.Can the bands be tightened or does the tranny need r and r? And approx. cost.Thank you,

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There are both bands and clutches in your transmission and likely you have an internal pressure loss that is affecting overdrive. Repair cost i can't give you but being as old as it is likely you can get an identical vehicle for what it will cost to repair. You may be able to prolong the inevitable by using a conditioner such as lucas,(only one I've seen that actually does help in some cases) but it can't fix what is worn, so even if it works better, it will only be temporary. I know that isn't exactly what you wanted to hear but that's the way it is.

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