Question about 1997 Chevrolet C1500
Anyone have any thoughts on why my 1997 Tahoe shifts extremely hard after 10-15 mile drive at highway speeds. This shifting feels like the rearend is goning to come apart. This shifting can be easily fixed by just turning the truck off for 5-10 seconds. I have tried to resolve this problem with a new valve body in transmission made better ), and new solenoids ( no change). Any help would be appreciated, Randy Folkers I bought my truck used and noticed it shifted hard out of 1sr gear. I mean it feels like the u-joints are going to snap. The transmission finley went out. I had it repaired and it still shifts hard out of 1st gear.
The problem sounds like your kick down cable has gone bad. There should be a cable that runs from the transmission to the linkage on the TBI(i'm assuming it is a TBI[Throttle Body Injection]) At the throttle bracket, it is the lowest cable. It should have a little plastic box and you should be able to push on the button and slide the little plastic piece in or out of the box. This will adjust your shift points, being plastic, the cable likes to slip if it gets old. Also if you have book or have access to one it should tell you how to locate and check it but usually you have to replace them once they start to slip, the one I got for my 1992 was only like 28 dollars so it's not to bad just a real pain.
Posted on Jun 25, 2008
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