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My freinds van will not shift, into a higher gear. it seems to be stuck in a lower gear. i test drove it to see.. lever seems to select the right gear..starting from p r n od no problem there. Enroute ,in od ,feels like 1st or 2nd gear. All the way down in L ,then upshifting didn't make a difference either. could you point me in some directions,please?

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The transmission has gone into safe mode. This means that something is wrong, most likely the shift solenoid. I had the same model van do the same thing. It's not a terribly expensive item to have fixed.

Check the fluid to see how the level is being maintained once the van has been running for about 20 minutes. Keep it running, put it in park with the parking brake on and check the level. If it's okay, then it is probably the shift solenoid. Good luck

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