my 1987 el camino 350 3 speed auto shifts fine to 2nd gear but i have to do 55mph to shift into 3rd? can i adjust it?

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Asked by Jul 13, 2013 at 06:47 PM about the 1987 Chevrolet El Camino

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

how do I adjust my trans shifter

4 Answers

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First check the vacuum line going to the vacuum modulator on the transmission. Be sure it's not damaged. It should be connected to intake manifold vacuum. If you have a turbo-hydramatic 350 check the kick down cable for proper adjustment. If a turbo-hydramatic 400 check the kick down switch for proper adjustment and operation. Inspect the wiring and electrical connections as well. HTH. -Jim

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thanks that helps

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this gives me some checks thanks

79,145

You're welcome. Glad to help. -Jim

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