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Truck won't shift like it should. Automatic Transmission. Sometimes it won't downshift unless I put the pedal to the floor, sometimes won't shift into overdrive when it should. A few times it has downshifted from like 4th gear to 2nd gear.... White puffs out of exhaust when it downshifts rough

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Sounds like your bands are worn out inside tranny, If so will need a overhaul or replacement.Sorry for there is no easy fix on these, Buy wish you the best of luck.

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