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When coming to stop, transmission doesn't shiftt down to 1st as it should, there is a little jerd and it feels almost as if the brake is on. when accelerator is pushed down from stopped position it is stuck in a higher gear. it will shift normally after speed of 20mph or so. Also, the passing gear no longer works when depressing the accelerator fully at 40mph or above. I have read hundreds of similar complaints on the net but there is no concrete answer. There must be a clear cut fix for this issue since it's been a problem for som many people for such a long time. Help please!!

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This is normally caused by a faulty speed sensor in the transmission not allowing the computer on broad to know the proper mph the vehicle is travling for the right shift points.Try replacing the main speed sensor on the transmission located near the rear of the tailshaft and let me know from there.hope this helps,
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