Rough shift from 1st to 2nd.

Asked by Aug 12, 2011 at 07:21 PM about the 1995 Buick Riviera STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just purchased, has rough shift from 1st to 2nd gears.  Rest of gears are smooth.  Is this a problem?  Any experience with this?

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clutches in tranny are probley sticking,at next or just do a fluid & filter change,add a bottle of LUCAS tranny fluid in it.should cure the problem.

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Thanks for the info. This is a 1995 Riviera without supercharger. We were told at a dealer that it needed a new modulator for the problem with shifting. Any opinion on that?

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i've changed the modulator before ..it helps. not too expensive and u can do it on your own. buy new rubber hoses too.

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could be shift solenoids in tranny not a easy fix

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