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I have a 1988 Corvette with a 700R4, not wanting to shift from 1st. to 2nd. unless I leave my foot off the gas for it to shift. Contact mac1212sr@aol.com


Transmissions have "synchros" that adjust the speed when shifting from one gear to the next, because the engine's RPMs, while correct for, say, 1st gear, are too high to shift to 2nd gear.

If you're really careful, and an expert driver, you can shift a manual transmission from one gear to the next without using the clutch at all.


However, you seem to have a transmission problem with the 1-2 synchros.

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low fliud pressure in transmission..check levels and change fluid/filter and retry vehicle.

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those are normally the first gears to go when your tranny is going bad

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Could be a vac modulator problem.

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You have transmission issues, the first thing to do is have the fluid changed in the transmission to see if that improves the hard shifting and then go from there.

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multiple answers for this question ,need more detail ab how this prob came to be , u can pullthe stick and smell the fluid to see if overfull , burnt fluid will have a distinguished smell , back of trans will have a vacum line ran to modulator and this could be prob if tranny has given no warning sighns

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It is for shift timing for the transmission.

Off, or ECON(omy) on some models is faster shifting, to get you into a higher gear sooner, returning (hopefully) better gas mileage.

Power, or PWR on some models, is delayed shifting, holds the gears for longer amount of time to provide more acceleration per gear before shifting.

It is helpful for towing and making the car feel a little more sporty.

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gear syncronizers are worn...transmission needs rebuilding or replacement!!hopefully this helps

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check the fuse for your cigerette lighter, I just had my trans teplaced, and the guy told me that the fuse for your cig lighter also runs the computer to the trans

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