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Trans wont shift out of 1st gear in 95 monte with 4t60e

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trans wont shift out of 1st gear in 95 monte with 4t60e
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
Welcome. Lets start with the basics. Does reverse work? What is the colour and condition of the fluid? Is the check engine light on?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it has reverse and ive changed the fluid and filter.i replaced the modulator valve with no apparent improvement.it will hold 1 st gaer until 35 mph then free wheel.these trans dont have an external governor so im not sure where to go from here
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
OK, it sounds like you have an issue with the 2nd clutch. It is required for everything but first and reverse. This could be a valve body issue or something deeper. Either way, your transmission needs to come out.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
so this means a rebuild of the clutches and the valve body and you dont think its a comp. control problem?
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
Because the check engine light is not on, I don't suspect the computer controlled end of it to be the issue. If you still have the filter, I would open it up and see what is caught in the felt. See if there is signs of clutch material or seals.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
ok well thats a better start than i had thanks
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.

No problem. Please reply if you need more information on this issue.

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