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Unread 05-07-2006, 08:04 PM   #1
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wont shift out of 3rd

my speedo stoped workin and now i notice it wont shift above 3rd. it shifts up to 3rd perfect but wont go to 4th or 5th.. any ideas?



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Unread 05-07-2006, 08:05 PM   #2
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Pst, you don't have a 5th gear
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Unread 05-07-2006, 08:07 PM   #3
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It won't shift to 5th because you don't have a 5th gear. Make sure fluid is at the right level. Mine would stay in 3rd, jump to 4th, and then quickly go back to 3rd. Turns out I was just about a quart low of ATF.

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Unread 05-07-2006, 08:51 PM   #4
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I don't know if it pertains to a '95 or not, but someone recently said that if the speedo isn't working it could cause the tranny to go into a limp home mode where it won't shift right. Try fixing the speedo problem and see what happens.
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Unread 05-07-2006, 09:04 PM   #5
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go over your overdrive fuses/connections/button, maybe its stuck on.
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Unread 05-07-2006, 09:49 PM   #6
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is the speed seonsor on the trans also what controls the speedometer?

If it is then there is your problem right there.

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