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I own a 2004 buick Rendezvous, I change the transmission

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I own a 2004 buick Rendezvous, I change the transmission because the original, star hard shifting, but I put in a used transmission in place, I do not if the new transmission have same probrem or if the computer need to be reprograming?
JA: Do you have a manual or an automatic transmission? When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: Oil and filter was change two days before I change transmissions, I also change filter and oil to the newwone
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not, I look for shop, but everbody tell me that I need to rebuilt the trany
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I do not, I just ask to some mechanics, but everybody ask me for about $2000.00 to try to fix the problem, I have now two used transmissions in my hand
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 5 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

what is the new transmission doing?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
hard shifting, after firts gear, I have to ove-rpm to get change gears
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 5 months ago.

does it have all gears?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
because I drive in the freeway, the do the same thing to the previous transmission, also the odometor won't work fine
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
are you there?
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 5 months ago.

sorry,having some trouble with the site.

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 5 months ago.

ok,,does the speedometer work correctly?

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 5 months ago.

does the engine light stay on?if so,can you give me the computer codes?