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1990 ford F 150 transmission wont shift out of first gear

I recenctly changed my transmission with one from another truck. the one i put in shifted fine, as i drove the truck 30 miles to where i changed it.. now it wont shift out of first gear...not too sure whats wrong..

i need help.!!! it went in fine, no problems and i added enough fluid to replace what was lost when i changed it out. its an AOD trans i think, it has the tv cable thing. this guy at a trans shop said he thinks the govenaer is stuck and to drive it to around 25 mph then put it into park for two seconds then back to drive to free it up..i'm not sure i want to try that...HELP!!!

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My old boss used to throw em in PARK too - I thought he was nuts!!! best to try a product like LUBEGARD or something first, other wise the governor will need to be cleaned

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