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I have a 2005 nisin frontier, the problem started with the over drive button on the shifter, when the overdrive is on every now and then it would **** hard goin into 3rd gear, so i just stopped using the overdrive all the time, i would only use it on freways, then it started doing the same thing with the overdrive off, now sometimes when i come to a stoplight it won`t shift back down to first gear and it takes off in 3rd or 4th and it won`t shift, i stop and disconect the battery and hook it back up and it is fine and i have all the gears, it shifts fine and i can`t make do anything wrong, i think the problem is electrical. what do you think?

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This does sound electrical, it may be a sensor problem in the trany thats shorting or a selonoid that bad and sticking, the only problem is a scan tool will be needed so it can be hooked up and the readings watched as it messes up and then remove the valve body to test them, this sounds like its a bad converter clutch lockup selonoid but without doing tests and checking things its hard to say. the best way to do this is to have a trany shop test it, good day.

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