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Check your tranny fluid. If it's full, you need to get your transmission checked. The screen could be dirty and need to be replaced, or the transmission itself could need to be repaired/replaced.

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Q: Why would a 1994 Ford Probe GT automatic not shift into third and only go about 40?
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