Trans trouble

Jim Smith

Asked by Aug 01, 2016 at 01:48 PM about the 1989 Ford Crown Victoria

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trans slips only in high gear. Lower gears
and reverse fine.

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

Once a transmission starts slipping, it's time for a rebuild. Sorry. Drive it as is till you save enough money for a rebuild or used transmission.

Tom Demyan

But a shot in the dark, you can also check to see if the TV cable is hooked up. There is cable with a spring that attached to the underside of the throttle body next the accelerator cable. Most times the plastic grommet cracks and the cable is not attached. You can buy a new one at your local auto parts store in the HELP section.

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