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hello again..im having some problems with my auto tranny on my 1990 K1500..it seams that it is stuck in 3rd gear. what might it be, is it hard to fix and how expensive could it get??any help would be greatly apreciated.. when i try accelorating at a stop it goes nowhare and the engine is reving high..thanks everyone

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hello again..im having some problems with my auto tranny on my 1990 K1500..it seams that it is stuck in 3rd gear. what might it be, is it hard to fix and how expensive could it get??any help would be greatly apreciated.. when i try accelorating at a stop it goes nowhare and the engine is reving high..thanks everyone

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I'm sure you already checked, but I need to ask. You checked your trans fluid level correct?
 

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hello again..im having some problems with my auto tranny on my 1990 K1500..it seams that it is stuck in 3rd gear. what might it be, is it hard to fix and how expensive could it get??any help would be greatly apreciated.. when i try accelorating at a stop it goes nowhare and the engine is reving high..thanks everyone

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Check underneath truck, side of tranny shifter linkage is free and moving by hand (make sure to chaulk the wheels)
 

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well i dont get it because i can shift it into first seccond and third on the colum..but if i throw it into drive..it just starts off in third and wont gear down or nothin lol im confused haha
Sounds like there is a valve or something stuck in the valve body.

Smell the trany fluid and if it doesn’t smell like burnt almonds then it’s probably fine, just needs the valve body cleaned.

A great time to buy a new valve body shift kit.

If it smells burnt then you need a rebuild.
 
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