98 buick lesabre will not shift out of first

Asked by May 25, 2014 at 05:46 AM about the 1998 Buick LeSabre Limited Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when driving my car will not shift out of first gear until the rpms reach 4th, and then it will
shift to second.  and to get the rpms to 4 i have to accelerate.  i recently had my engine
replaced and had a tranny leak fixed.

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Check to make sure all the wiring is plugged into the transmission. Sounds like they forgot to plug in something. HTH. -Jim

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