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2008 Chevrolet Impala Question: Hard Shifting



, Jacksonville, FL, July 01, 2010, 18:43

it shift hard from 1st to 2nd, put it in the shop they replaced valve body. did not fix it
it does it all the time hot or cold, also the speedomitor jumps between 10 to 20 MPH
please help

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  • Answer #1

    July 02, 2010, 16:57

    Inspect the governor's drive gear for excessive worn teeth,and the throttle presure adjustment,may be too much,or the cable is not adjusted properly.Inspect The second gear, accumulater servo,it may be stuck in its cylinder,or the return spring is broken.

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    , July 21, 2010, 20:21

    this is what all they tryed at shop that did not work

    check/adv valve body.pressure control solenoid and accumulator housing. low pressure creating harsh shifting test and replaced valve body pressure control solenid and 1-2 accumulator housing assembly

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  • Answer #2

    March 03, 2014, 01:11

    replace the transmission fluid and clean the filter in the pan, and the gasket use the black, grey, or copper RTV silicon gasket maker FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS ON THE PERMATEX PACKAGE or u will be resealing it Again

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