have you checked the fliud in it yet?if not check it first.. if it's a manual transmission check the cables that run from the trannie to the shifter. make sure theres no play,and all the bolts and clips are in place on the shifting bracket, and if it's automatic then makesure there are no leaks which will cause the trannie to not run properly..torq-converter might be going out. I hope that answers your question. If the car is making grinding noises in the lower gears, you probably have a planetary gear going out, or it could be your clutch. The best thing to do is get it fixed immediatly or your whole tranny will fail. your car's "brain" tells it to only shift in 3rd when there is a problem with the transmission as a safety to keep from creating more damage to and already sick tranny. Check your transmission silonoid valve connection. should be located on the left of the transmission. one of the four prongs could be damaged
If your transmission is not shifting into third gear and overdrive it could be a parking pawl. This prevents the transmission from rotating.
Your transmission synchros might be going out. Also, shift slower and see if that helps. A Jeep isn't a racecar, so shifting slower is easier on the transmission. Changing transmission fluid to a different brand might also help your problem.
because it was made by General Motors. but also because your transmission is about to go. you should do a transmission flush. if that doesn't work you could always drive the truck through a mine field that might make it shift into 3rd or 4th more frequently..
there might be a short in the transmission wiring that might have happened when you swapped out the radio if it's stuck in third gear, that's probably the issue
Could be low fluid,a bad sensor or transmission going bad.
In automatic transmissions the second to third syncronizers always seem to go bad first, the syncronizers are worn, bad or gone. This is common in these transmissions. Also you might check your trans fluid level, sometimes a low level will cause the transmission not to shift correctly.
The transmission shift solenoids are bad!!
it maybe the alternator... warranty will cover you
On my 1990 Voyager, the transmission has a "safe," or "limp" mode. If something is wrong with the trans, it will not shift out of second gear. This is supposedly to allow you to drive to the repair shop at a reduced speed.
check fuses check for 12v supply at transmission-- wire @ 12 oclock on trans connector
Damaged/broken shift forks
Are you sure that it's third it's not shifting into, and not fourth? The transmission is designed to not permit shifts into fourth (overdrive) until the engine and transmission have warmed up a bit.
Is there a button to activate the overdrive on the transmission. If the button is activated and not in overdrive mode the car will never shift into 4th gear.
changing the fluid on the transmission if it already has a problem might make the problem worse. you probably dont need a whole transmission. the one you have is fixable. it would be necessary to take the vehicle to your nearest transmission shop for further diagnosis to determine if the problem is internal or external. They might tell you that the transmission would have to be removed from the vehicle in order to determin the problem. if so, most shops offer to do this at a reasonable price.
Check the transmission fluid first to make sure that its full. If the transmission is high mileage then it might need a filter and fluid change. If the Filter is ok then the transmission might need a rebuild.
Why wont my 1994 Ford Taurus GL 6cyl Auto transmission shift into third(high) gear. It will only reach speeds of about 35mph +/-
The transmission may need a flush and filter, or in my 92 accord I solved the problem merely by changing the transmissions computer.
You need to have the transmission computer checked for codes. It will default into second gear only when a malfunction is detected.
aprox 28-30 mph but it depends if the vehicle is accelerating or not. If the vehicle is under hard acceleration it may not shift into third gear until much later.
Your transmission's filter may be clogged, you may be low on transmission fluid, or the transmission may need repair or replacement. If the transmission was full of fluid, I would suggest a transmission flush, or replacing the transmission filter and fluid. If this doesn't help the transmission may actually be damaged and may need repair or replacement.
The LS has a five speed transmission. Therefore it shifts from first to second, second to third, third to fourth and fourth to fifth. Four shifts.
The Pagani Huayra has paddle shifters mounted behind the wheel but also has a stick shift manual in the standard location for a stick shift. But if you shift with the paddle then want to shift with the manual stick, how does that work? Because you can technically be in second in the stick, then paddle into third, then stick back into third or whatever you want. The gear that you put the paddle into won't correspond to the gear that the stick is in. How does this work?
It is likely that the shift cable bushings at the transmission have failed.
3rd gear is gone or you put lucos in you transmission fluied to stop the grears from slipping your best bet is to find out if anyone is having a deal to look at transmission such as amoco
Yep, then shift from second to third gear.