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1989 transmission lock up hesitation

We are going on a 14 hour trip and the lock up is hesitating on the transmission and my husband is worried. I'm not sure I can explain the problem like he would but he isn't available right now...

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Have you checked your transmission fluid? if it is low it could cause the transmission to slip when shifting gears?

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We took the car to a mechanic and he cleanded the throttle body and put in new plug wires! My husband had not thought of that! thanks....

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