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

Volvo 740 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992

Average Mileage: 165,250 mi (129,000 mi - 201,500 mi)

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
  • , , 201,500 mi

    Randomnly down shifts while highway driving at 50-70 mph.
    Overdrive button sometimes responds, sometimes does not.

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