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Had transmission replaced still won't shift to second gear.

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Had transmission replaced still...

Had transmission replaced still won't shift to second gear

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the level of your transmission fluid? Is it bright red, or is it dirty?

It was flushed and replaced

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Pontiac?

2005 Bonneville

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Bonneville yourself? What have you tried so far?

Had someone else but not a garage

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The transmission was slipping for about six months especially after getting off the expressway

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Pontiac
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Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago
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Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

does the speedometer work ?

are there ANY codes set in the computer at all ?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The speedometer works
Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

are there any codes at all ?

reverse works fine and you are sure it takes off in first gear and just stays in 1st gear or will it shift out of first and second gear acts like neutral or is missing ?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Check engine light is on
Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

can you have the codes read ?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
No don't know I'm an old lady
Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

and this is a new transmission or a rebuilt one ? or was your old one rebuilt and put back in the car ?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Rebuilt
Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

ok this is going to come down to 1 of 2 things

1 ) the check engine light is on with transmission or a TPS code which would cause no upshift and is usually a bad TPS or wiring to the transmission or a bad computer

2 ) the rebuild was done wrong or something was missed during the rebuild and that is why you still have the same problem

i would get this back to the shop that rebuilt it and have them pull the codes and recheck the work they did

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Whats a tps?
Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

throttle position sensor on the engine that reads where the throttle is if that is reading wrong it will not upshift

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Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

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Pontiac Mechanic: Gary, Pontiac Technician replied 6 months ago

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