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Old 08-25-2002, 12:20 PM
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tranny auto downshift

ok traveling at interstate speeds and tranny shifts down to low gear scaring me to death. thought engine would drop. someone suggested the "kick down switch" under accelerator pedal was bad and to disconnect.. any ideas appreciated ...300sd
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Old 08-26-2002, 09:34 PM
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did you try disconnecting the kickdown switch?
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Old 08-26-2002, 11:40 PM
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Do a search, I remember this subject about a year ago, but don't remember the fix, although I recall it was serious. At least one person replaced the tranny.

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