Erratic shifting can be caused by a sticking kick-down cable on Volvo 740

Delayed and/or erratic shifting can be caused by the transmission kick-down cable sticking. Since the oil pan has to be removed to replace the cable, have the shop replace the transmission filter at the same time
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Average mileage: 165,250 (129,000–201,500)
3 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992
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1992 Volvo 740 201,500 mi,
Randomnly down shifts while highway driving at 50-70 mph. Overdrive button sometimes responds, sometimes does not.