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Have a Cadillac allante when running down and came of the highway to the stop light it as though it won't go in any gear

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

Trans is a 1987 and it sit most of it life why check brake switch

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

Trying I figure it has something electrical going on with it checked the fuses but I figure their mite be solenoid

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

Just was doing fine on then not so not really

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Transmission Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago
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Transmission Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 3 months ago

Hey how are you ,I will Try to Help you with This Issue

1- First possibility if we have delayed engagement, it Sounds we have a delayed engagement, it supposed to gear down when coming to a light ,

the possibilities for that are :

1987 Cadillac Allante V8-252 4.1L

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1. Low oil level.

2. Cooler check ball not seating.

3. Damaged or defective reverse servo seal.

4. Damaged or defective 1-2 servo seal.

5. Leaking 1-2 servo oil pipes.

For A Hard or soft Shift , then we have to look at

1987 Cadillac Allante V8-252 4.1L

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1. Incorrect oil pressure.

2. Accumulator cover bolts improperly tightened.

3. Accumulator pistons, seals or springs damaged.

4. Control valve assembly accumulator valve binding.

5. Check ball No. 8 missing or improperly installed.

Now with that said , we do have a TSB ( Technical service bulletin on the 2nd and 3rd shift solenoid ,click on link to view the tsb and instruction and parts needed

A new 2-3 shift solenoid went into production on December 10, 1987

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