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Old 07-06-2014, 06:57 PM
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Default High RPM's

I need help understanding this issue. When I start my truck from cold, even if I let it sit running for a minute it seem to take forever for it to shift into second gear and the rpms are way up there. It only does it from a cold start, and after I reach 2nd gear its fine,not sure what to look at.
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Old 07-06-2014, 07:53 PM
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Hey, the first thing to check is for any vacuum leaks, oil leaks from the valve cover also a vacuum leak, then if your temp sensor is working not telling the transmission the truck is warm.

If the "Transmission Shift Solenoid" (it is testable good/bad with a meter, and mounted outside of the transmission on the side) is being told your truck is warm this would cause the problem your having. Or the TSS is bad and would also cause the problem your having!
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:22 AM
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Sp I took it to Oregon transmission service and left it for a day. I explained what was wrong( I don't think it made it to the tech). Anyway, he said that nothing is wrong with the tranny, possibly a emission issue. No paperwork, nothing about codes. nothingI also set up an apt for tomorrow at Aamco. He said that he would put it on a scope.
I cant afford to buy part, after part. I did that when my computer went bad 2years ago.
I also noticed that even if I warm the truck up first it still does it. And if I don't get to fourth or higher, it will do it again.

...I looked into TSS and can only find a 3-4. Is that what I need?
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:52 PM
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Adjust the kickdown cable
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Old 07-23-2014, 03:23 PM
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How do you adjust the kickdown cable. I am pretty sure I know which cable it is. not sure how to adjust it....
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Old 07-23-2014, 04:34 PM
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I got the kickdown cable adjusted and it wasn't the issue. I spent $140.00 at Aamco. They said its not throwing any codes and now I have a new filter and tranny fluid, but still the same issue. Going to spend the money and do a tuneup this weekend, but I have my doubts....Anybody got any ideas?
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:05 PM
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Here is the TSS circuit:, also a TSS like most senors do not always give a code for minor problems, and a tranny fluid and filter change is always a good thing: just avoid a tranny flush on a higher mileage vehicle the tarnish is help it to keep from slipping and a good thing!

http://www.justanswer.com/ford/13xsg...not-shift.html

the OHM range? 3-4? shows the sensor is not shorted/open, then test the wires going back to the PCM, while running for a ground. Clean all of your connections are they tight? I had a 4-runner that had a mid way in-between the TSS and PCM elec connection. the connection over weeks would work its way lose, drove my son nuts every time it came back. By the time he called me, his TPS was off (miss-adjusted, he dinked with the TPS adjustment) and the mid way connection was lose, combo problems are the best!!

DO NOT just start replacing crap it is a waste of time and money!!

Your truck still is dependent on vacuum lines, are they routed right any cracks whats so ever in the rubber, plastic lines? Are they routed right?

Then comes the Idle air Control Valve, (Basically acts like a choke) the Clitons for your year under "drive-ability and emission controls" will show you how to test the Valve.

Then my all time Fav! The TPS could be telling your PCM that you are applying gas, is yours fixed or adjustable I am not sure on the V6? If fixed test it, (again the Clitons will tell you how, same chapter as above) if it tests bad it is an automatic replace. If adjustable, try adjusting it, but mark where it is positioned first!!!
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Old 08-11-2014, 09:08 AM
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SO I Thought I would post an update. On arriving home (still with said problem) I noticed a puddle under the engine. I checked it out later and it was coming from the block near the starter. I had already ordered a TSS online but pretty much new that this truck was on its last miles. Me and the wife decided to go looking for a new truck. On our journey I fell in love with this 2002 PT Cruizer. I talked the guy into a good deal and trade on my truck. I literally paid cash for it so no payments, and I can always look for a good deal on a truck in the future...
I appreciate all the direction given on this site. I was a little depressed to see so little help in my endeavor in this forum and others. Where does everyone go for help anymore if not here?
Thanks again..
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