94 s10 wount shift into first and seem like its taking off in second or third gear. Heard it could be shift solenoid or the ignition switch. Any one know what one it is for sure

Asked by Nov 19, 2015 at 07:00 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


Count your shifts. If one of the solenoids go out it results in no 1st or 4th gear. You will start in 2nd and only get 3rd after. Don't confuse the torque converter locking up as a shift. You will feel that above 45 mph at light throttle.

Best Answer Mark helpful

So its my shift solenoid?


If it only has 2nd and 3rd gear yes

10_4 thx Andrew

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