Whatsup fellas! I have a 97 buick lesabre and I'm having a problem with my transmission. It has a hard shift from first to second gear and then while on the highway I have to can only run 4th gear for

Asked by Aug 17, 2014 at 05:12 AM about the 1997 Buick LeSabre Custom Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

15 to 20 Mins on the highway
otherwise the trans with slip real
bad!!  I basically run 3rd gear to and
from work ( which is 30 mins each
way ) can anyone tell me what may
be the problem ? I had the code read
and it said it could be low oil or
maybe internal (which I hope not )
what do you guys think??

3 Answers


Hate to tell you Bigg, but sounds to me it's time for a transmission rebuild, or a new car.


Do your self a favor. Get A A A. Coz when the transmission go's for good, towing won't add insult to injurie.

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