Question about 1994 Chevrolet K1500

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Thanks for the quick response

I will check....all was fine yesterday. I got up to go to work this morning and it shifts fine from 1st to 2nd but nothing more no drive or overdrive. The fluid is fine. Wasn't sure if it had an electrical part or modular or if it needed rebuilt. Or could the filter and fluid just need to be replaced?

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At a 1994 it may still have the vacum modulator, mounted half way back on the passanger side of the tranny

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