MY CAR DRIVES BUT WONT SHIFT OUT OF FIRST GEAR AND ITS A AUTOMATIC

1998 Dodge Avenger

Tiny

shotgunnerchavez

January, 22, 2012 AT 10:04 PM

It has run fine up till know

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7 Answers

Tiny

DrCranknWrench

January, 22, 2012 AT 10:30 PM

You could have a bad shift solenoid or a problem with the torque converter clutch solenoid. The other possibilities are the second gear band clutch failing.
The best place to start is by pulling the trouble codes. Any Advance Auto or Auto Zone will do this for free.
That will give you a good idea as to where to head with the diagnosis as the solenoids will show as faulty or nearing failure when you pull a code test. Then if there are no codes, you wiould look into the issue being a mechanically related problem such as the clucthes or the valve body.

Tiny

shotgunnerchavez

January, 22, 2012 AT 11:25 PM

On my way to auto zone

Tiny

DrCranknWrench

January, 22, 2012 AT 11:27 PM

Let me know how it turns out and I will reply ASAP.

Tiny

shotgunnerchavez

January, 22, 2012 AT 11:28 PM

Thanks alot I really appreciate it

Tiny

shotgunnerchavez

January, 23, 2012 AT 12:16 AM

It's code p0750 shift solenoid malfunction

Tiny

shotgunnerchavez

January, 23, 2012 AT 7:24 AM

It was the transmission solenoid $150 and I changed it out it runs great now thanks

Tiny

DrCranknWrench

February, 2, 2012 AT 9:17 PM

You are very welcome. Come back any time you need help and we will be here for you.

Take care

Dr. C

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