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My 1997 ford Thunderbird(automatic transmission)recently did

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My 1997 ford Thunderbird(automatic transmission)recently did not shift into 4th gear(overdrive). I stopped the vehicle, stated by shifting up one gear at a time, it then shifted int 4th. Possibly happen again. Only 60,000 miles on the vehicle. Checked the fluid when cold, marker shows full. Now what?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

Hello, and thank you for using Just Answer! My name is***** me a few moments to review your question and Ill do my best to assist you.

Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

Hello, so this is an intermittent problem? No warning lights on either check engine light or od lamp flashing? Is the transmisison full of fluid and does it smell burnt or look black?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Warning light has been on for about a month, have had it checked by mechanic, nothing on their apparatus!
Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

Which light is on the od lamp or check engine light? it had an issue trying to process the phone call.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No, use the internet
Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

no problem. which warning light is on?

Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

Does it have this issue all the time? It slips into neutral instead of shifting into 4th gear or it stays in 3rd gear and never tries to upshift?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
use internet
Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

I dont understand, we are using the internet. you dont need to make a phone call if you dont want to.

Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

You have 3 open request for the same info. I can help you with this if you give me more information

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
use online
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
call me
Expert:  hdgene replied 11 months ago.

I cant call you unless the phone payment can go thru.