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1998 ford windstar will not shift out of 2nd gear . I can manually shift from 1st to 2nd but it will not shift out of 2nd.

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The best thing to do is take it back to the dealer, or a reputable transmission shop. Transmissions are highly technical and the average backyard mechanic can not work on them. It could be a servo or clutchpack inside the transmission, or an electrical problem, since the transmission is computer controlled.

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Sounds like the TPS(Throttle position sensor) has gone bad. Before you spend $1,500+ on a new transmission change this for around $30.00.

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    sounds like the TPS(Throttle position sensor) has gone bad. Before you spend $1,500+ on a new transmission change this for around $30.00.

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