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Why would an automatic transmission rev to 4500 RPM before shifting out of first gear?

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2011-09-13 17:17:55
2011-09-13 17:17:55

sounds like your kickdown cable(gm) or rod (older ford) might be stuck or rusty on the rod style

Answerif its a 240SX, remove the AIV box and plug up the hoses that were attached to it, then re set your idle...voila
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