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1990 cadillac eldorado transmission slips out of gewar around the time it reaches 20 mph, reverse still works. is there anything ican check before buying a new one?

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Try changeing the filter in the trans first i am an automotive student at moultrie tech and we have that happen with vehicles sometimes and if it is not slipping real bad that could be a possibility.hope this helps you some.

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