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Old 06-19-2003, 01:01 AM
psfred psfred is offline
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Harsh 2-3 shift isn't an indication of worn frictions, a sloppy slipping 2-3 shift is.

The key is the fact that you have a soft 2-3 shift cold -- check the vac lines on modulator, I'd bet one is leaking. This lowers the vac at the modulator, and low vac = hard shift.

There is usually a low temp effect -- new fluid will help.

Late shifts, or un-inteneded 4-3 downshift is an indication of valve body trouble.

Peter
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