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How do you get a 1987 Mercury Topaz automatic transmission to shift into high gear?

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My 85 Topaz auto is doing the same thing...in a 'phone diagnostic

discussion w/a transmission specialist, he suggested the most

likely culprit to be a governor either on or in the tranny, which

operates by hydraulic pressure to change gears at certain speeds

and RPMs. Apparently I'll have to have it repaired. However, I'm

going to change the fluid first, to see if that has any effect. As of

this date, 3-8-'10, the repair estimate is in the $300 ballpark.

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