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Old 01-03-2001, 01:26 AM
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On mine, if I start off with the selector in 2 at the stop, the car will start in 1, and not upshift beyond 2. Moving the selector to 3 lets the trans shift from 2 to 3, but no further. Moving the lever to D lets the trans shift from 3 to 4. Try accelerating moderately while it is in 2. You should be able to hear it shift from 1 to 2 fairly quickly. The harder you accelerate, the longer it will stay in first.

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