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Cadillac Deville: I have a 1996 Deville 138000 miles that transmission

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I have a 1996 Deville 138000 miles that transmission won't shift past 2nd
reverse works
And there is no slippage when I torq against the break
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.
Hi,My name is Tim,
I will do my best to assist you
what does it do when it is time to shift to 3rd?does it just hold 2nd?or,does it shift like into neutal and the engine rev?
does the engine light stay on?if so,can you give me the computer codes?
tell me all you can
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

The transmission did slip into neutral and the engine reved. Three day ago there was a sound when shifting to third and also when shifting into fourth , the sound was a fart like sound .Smile

The only codes are PCM code about a O2 censor which I have already replaced and ACM code AC high side warning which I believe is more of a wiring issue since the AC is still working.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.
this is not good at all
your problem is the 3-4 clutch frictions have burned out.,sorry,but i dont see an easy fix for this one.the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced
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