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After I drive 5 or 6 miles, the transmission seems to lock in 3rd gear or overdrive and when I come to a stop it locks up. It starts okay but when I put it into gear to pull away it lurches and stalls like a car with a manual tranny that you try to start from stop in 3rd or 4th gear. Once it sits for about 20-30mins, it'll move with no problem. I seem to think that it might not be the miles driven as much as it is the heat generated. I have been driving the car all over all winter without incident. It was 65 degrees yesterday and it did it to me after 6 miles or so. The guy at the ohio echeck said his did that and it was the throttle body. really? on a tranny? anybody else run into this? oh yea, its a 1991 cierra

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There is a square plug on the side of your tranny un plug it . torque converter lock up switch will fix it leave it unpluged

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