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Old 08-04-2011, 07:24 AM
MrCookJr MrCookJr is offline
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Default Won't shift into 4th. No power.

Hi I pulled in to get gas and when I got back on the highway my truck now makes a slight crackling noise. It will shift into 3rd if I keep the rpms around 2k but I have absolutly no wheel power. I checked the color of the fluid but it is not brown or burnt. It isn't great, but it is normal.

I'm pretty much a vehicle noob, any ideas?
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:59 AM
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Default Re: Won't shift into 4th. No power.

overdrive switched off?
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:02 AM
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Default Re: Won't shift into 4th. No power.

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overdrive switched off?
Yeah I drive with it off, I tried with it on today and all it does is cause it not to shift because of the higher RPMs. I'm thinking I have some sort of transmission damage but I don't know a thing about transmissions.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:04 AM
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Default Re: Won't shift into 4th. No power.

generally when an autobox stops working right your pretty screwed,my advice would be try new fluid as a last resort
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:09 AM
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Default Re: Won't shift into 4th. No power.

Burnt or brown color tranny fluid
Is NOT normal !
Is your o/d light flashing?
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