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Gary, Australia Car Mechanic
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My vs ss commodre won't change gears it has 1st sometimes

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My vs ss commodre won't change gears it has 1st sometimes 2nd
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: I put a second hand one in it no I havnt checked that where would I find it
JA: What year is your SS?
Customer: 1995
JA: Are you fixing your SS yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes my self nothing as yet it goes in to first and sometimes it goes in to second
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No thanks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hello! My name is Gary.
Welcome to JustAnswer.
I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with a reply shortly.

Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Is the engine light on?

Can you check for codes please?

Normally on a VS 5.0, the auto will stay in 1st gear if the PCM thinks you are at wide open throttle. TPS or wiring is the cause.


Expert:  Gary replied 2 months ago.

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards