03 silverado doesn't want to kick down. Drives like an old woman. No "passing gear" I guess its called. Any possible solutions?

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Asked by Oct 23, 2014 at 11:01 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS Short Bed 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check your transmission fluid level. If it's red like cherry Kool-aid and full then your catalytic converter(s) might be plugged.

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Thank you I will check. But what if I told you I broke a 02sensor and used my 06 silverado 02sensors. Would that make a difference?

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No they should be the same O2 sensors. Good luck tomorrow, I hope it's not anything bad(like a bad transmission) If the trans fluid is brown and smells burnt have the trans flushed. I highly recommend BG brand.

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