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My name is. slipping in third gear only. will shift at gher

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Customer: my name is ***** ***** in third gear only. will shift at higher r.p.m. 2001 chevy s10, 4.3. just changed fluid slowly and changed filter. transmission has around 80,000 on it. No medal in pan. a.t.f. was way pass due service life and low.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: what are u looking for? shifts fine in all gears but when going into third it revs hi untill about 4500 r.p.m. then shifts. truck is only throwing a 02 sensor code.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 10 months ago.

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

I will do my best to assist you

if that 4l60e transmission is shifting as if it gos into neutral when it is time to shift to third,the problem is internal.

the 3-4 clutches are burning out.

i would also think that soon it will also loose the 4th gear.

there is no easy fix for this.

the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced,sorry

thanks

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