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The transmission is hanging up in 2nd gear and not shifting to 3rd, 4th etc. It does not downshift to 1st when the car comes to a stop. I can manually downshift to 1st, upshift to 2nd, but it will not shift manually to 3rd,and 4th. Any suggestions to fix?

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The absence of 3rd and 4th is imposed by the transmission computer as a precautionary measure. The system has detected fault and rather than risk doing any greater damage has provided a limp home service. It needs to have a transmission specialist look it over and read the error codes. How do your transmission fluid levels look?

Posted on May 28, 2010

  • jeffbarler Jun 02, 2010

    It hangs up in 2nd gear only during the heat of the day. Thoughts?

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    rosie_p31 Apr 26, 2012

    mine is doing the same,...we had it on the computer,..it told the mechanic its the very same sensor we have changed already several times,...any ideas on what is causing it to kick out? it happens when its warm,..and more recently,..we can shut it down and the moment we go to put it in gear,..it kicks out,..not everytime,...just when its warm HELP!!!

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