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1997 olds 88 transmission problem

My 1997 88 transmission all of a sudden is not working in first when in overdrive starting out it appears to start out in second or third gear, also the engine warning light is on. What do you suspect?

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Hard to say, it needs to be taken to a transmission shop so they can do a diagnostic test on it.
Could be the torque converter lock-up switch,
the servo pump in the tranny
one or two of the solenoids in the tranny
or just a plain old filter and fluid change.

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  • ndrake Nov 13, 2010

    i all ready change the filter an fluid an put in some luces repar tranny i it drover it for a wile it work a little but went back to the same way

  • ndrake Nov 13, 2010

    i all ready change the filter an fliud an put some luces stop leck an repar in the tranny drover itr for a little bit it seam like it got better but went back to the same way

  • crab123 Aug 03, 2011

    im having the exact same problem what was your out come?


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