Transmission not shifting to 3 rd

Asked by Apr 17, 2017 at 07:29 AM about the 1989 GMC Sierra 1500 C1500 Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My transmission won't shift into third or
fourth. What is the proper way to adjust the
TV cable

3 Answers


The TV cable is for the passing gear. Your transmission probably is just worn out. Should go to a transmission shop for proper diagnosis.


Up early there TrannyMan, good morning.

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