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post #1 of 3 Old 07-21-2010, 01:05 PM Thread Starter
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My automatic 2-door won't use first gear at all. Starts out in 2nd, won't even go into 1st when putting the shifter down to first gear. All other gears work fine. Help?

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post #2 of 3 Old 07-21-2010, 02:14 PM
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First thing to do is check fluid level, if OK then check your cable adjustment. If all the external adjustments are OK you'll need to drop the pan and look for tell tale signs of broken, expensive pieces parts.
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post #3 of 3 Old 07-22-2010, 05:01 AM
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Check your fluid level, though I doubt thats it. Otherwise I'd take it to the dealer. I was having the same problem every once in awhile, it wouldn't downshift into first when coming to a stop and then would pull out in second, but mine would downshift into first if I moved the shifter there. I had it at the dealer and they reflashed the module for me and it seemed to take care of it.

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