94 astro won't shift out of first gear and the dash quit working

trlrtrash411
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Asked by trlrtrash411 Feb 24, 2013 at 08:29 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Astro

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

on start-up the digital dash quit and the van won't shift out of first gear when driving. no power windows or heater?

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voltagefuel
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Might be time to part out the truck and look for a new one, or find one at the junk yard and replace those parts. In events like this, it will be critical to find a tech who is very smart with auto electrical and get his advice. Could be expensive.

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astro94gy
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this is vey interseting I have the a similar situation. I noticed that if I turn the key switch on but not try to start it everything comes on. If I start it the following don't work: no gages or gage lights, no fan or AC, no power windows, it will not shift out of first. I am going to try something to see if it helps me to trace the problem but basically I think it is either the turnsignal relay or the ignition swith on the steering column. GM has a real gooofy way of transfering power through them and I found this same problem on a 2000 tahoe and it turned out to be the turn signal relay assemble was bad.I will let you know how it turns out.

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