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97 k1500 Silverado and think it is in limp in mode.

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I have a '97 k1500 Silverado and think it is in limp in mode. It was low on fluids. We pulled the pan ( no debris in pan) and changed the filter. It still is slipping out of drive. Had no problems with transmission prior to a broken rusty line, which was since replaced. What do you do to reset the computer?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 years ago.

hi

does it shift gears at all?does it have 1st and 2nd?what does it do when time to go to 3rd?tell me all you can

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
It runs fine without any slippage in first and second gear. If put in drive or third it begins to slip out of gear almost immediately. I can see the tach move and feel it. I'm hoping that this limp in mode has engaged. No proiblems prior which is why I'm hoping for this limp in mode.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 years ago.

hi

i am sorry,but this sisnt limp mode..if it is juming out of 3rd ..first check the fluid to make sure it is full..but it sounds as if the 3-4 clutch hub is either burnt or a seal is bad on the 3-4 piston...this meens the trans will need to be rebuilt,sorry

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