2000 kia spectra automatic won't go in gear


Asked by Aug 16, 2014 at 11:32 AM about the 2000 Kia Spectra GSX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 kia spectra automatic won't go in gear Transmission fluid good new filter began slipping occasionally then began slipping in all gears, all codes point to bad electrcal connections. Then it was fixed but went back to failing only draiveable in 1st-2nd gear. at limited speeds. Codes 1500. TPS and MAFS

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I Remove, cleaned and replaced all o the electrical connection ie@ Transmission Shift position sensor at the front (connector) , Speed Control Seleoid (connector), Crankshaft (engine) position Sensor (connector),

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I am currently troubleshooting this problem and have not solved it yet but I am posting photo diagrams and updates previously I was successful at restoring normal shifting and driving but that lasted only a day I believe this is a problem with the speed control solenoid (inside the transmission) just inside the trans oil pan attached to the Valve body. Will update photo's.

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