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    I have a 2001 Silverado 1500 with a 5.3. Today when i was driving down the road i got on it a little, enough for the overdrive to kick in but it never did. My rpm's were going up but it was not putting the power to the ground. Whats wrong?

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    Default Transmission slips in overdrive

    We'll assume you have an automatic transmission. (update your profile with your vehicle info please) I expect it has 150k to 165k on the odometer. What's the maintenance history? Oil changes, transmission serviced? What does the transmission fluid look/smell like?

    If it has been awhile since a fluid change in the transmission, i would get that done asap. Also consider an additive like Seafoam trans tune.
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    sorry i just joined quick. Yes it is auto and has 90000 miles. I don't know the last time the tranny fluid was changed.

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    inspect the fluid and get it changed is step 1.
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