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Transmission not shifting

Trying to find a manual on changine the filter and finding out why the idle is going up and down

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A very common problem with those engines is the Idle Air Control valve going wacky. I take it your trans. is an automatic. If it is, the trans. filter is inside the case of the trans. You have to take the trans. literally apart to replace it.

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