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1993 buick lesabre limited

When going down the road the transmission wont kick in like it is suppose to it has new transmission fluid and filter and it is full.

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  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2009

    I have had the same problem, and it was due to the transmission seals being out. If your car is shuddering while you are driving, then it may have something to do with the torque converter, but they don't go bad often. More than likely, your transmission will need rebuilt.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Not sure what you mean by "kick in"

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When you say kick in do you mean shift? the throttle valve cable controls the "shift point" of the tranny if you mean it shifts at higher rpm's then it should and the modulator valve controls the "softness" of the shift if it shifts weak or too hard id replace it. its a 20 dollar part so if not the problem wont hurt your wallet too much

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Try running a trany flush machine on it at first and if that doesn't work you may have a bad tork converter clutch.

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