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Hard shifting, revving of the engine, trouble

Symptoms include hard shifting, revving of the engine, trouble accelerating, gears slipping... Have already changed the spark plugs and air filter, and checked the transmission fluid and fuel filter, which were both fine.

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Your going to need a scanner hooked up to look at data. There is no other way without guessing.

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