My 94 chevy 1500 z71 dies when I put it in to drive and won't shift out of first to second unless I do it myself then won't shift out of second to third its fine in low gears but does in drive

Asked by Mar 31, 2015 at 04:59 AM about the 1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Silverado Extended Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It also dies in over drive and I can't
figure out why I just put another trans
in it and it's doing the same thing
anyone know why

1 Answer

9,400

Electronic switches sensors and solenoids on that one. they can be tested for codes to find clues, some have issue with the sensor that tells what gear-range. Then the speed sensor has to help calculate when to upshift, and the shift solenoids have to function for 1-2 and 2-d etc. If you are using newstuff for your electronics, the ecm can be part of your first tests. If you know you had to reinstall your old electrical parts, they can be the continuation of the problem. If the problem is new, and the ajustments are right? Perhaps your test parts for correction are still bolted to the old one. Hope this helps. the code reader is free to borrow at the parts store but know how comes from your trans builder/specialist.

Your Answer

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    4,170
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    2,720
  • #3
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,340
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
722 Great Deals out of 58,462 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,477 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
192 listings starting at $3,950
Used Dodge Ram 1500
316 Great Deals out of 9,549 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
179 listings starting at $4,895
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
528 Great Deals out of 36,655 listings starting at $1,375
Used Chevrolet Camaro
224 Great Deals out of 28,922 listings starting at $3,900
Used Toyota Tacoma
439 Great Deals out of 44,078 listings starting at $1,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.