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Probably the kick-down cable needs adjustment. Ensure that the kick-down cable is properly adjusted. Depends on what type of vehicle. Some FWD GM's will not downshift into 1st if the fuse is blown controlling the computer. It really depends on the model and year of car. Dan

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