Mechanics

NOT SHIFTING INTO 3RD GEAR

1997 Saturn SW2 • 4 cylinder FWD Automatic • 77,000 miles

My 1997 saturn SW2 doesn't seem to be shifting into 3rd gear at all. Check engine code states error about 3rd gear. I tried replacing the valve body, which didn't help at all.I replaced the fluid, filter, and checked resistance of the solenoids as well. Could this be a loose i/o shaft nut?
there is a slight hard shift into reverse.
All other shifts are fine into other gears except 3rd.
only 77,000 miles.
thanks for any help.
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Thisdavidg
December 27, 2010.



When you replaced the valve body did you air check all the clutch pack's to make sure they all held pressure?

Saturntech9
Dec 27, 2010.


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