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Takes a few seconds extra to go in drive, could this be a transmission issue or solinoid issue or linkage issue

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If this is an automatic gearbox, it probably needs an overhaul in which they replace all the hydraulic fluid seals. The seals go hard after about 10 years and start to leak, so that the hydraulic actuators which change gear either don't work at all or are delayed. I had a Ford auto gearbox which, after 10 years and 120,000 miles, would only go into drive when stone cold. A re-seal job fixed this perfectly

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