Q: Q: Transmission acting up.

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My transmission would not shift one day and let the car in 1st gear up to 4000 RPMs. After playing with the gear shift, I got it to work again. I am afraid this might happen again and would like to get the problem, along with a few other concerns, checked out. I did not have any Check Engine lights come on when this happened.

I would have the car checked out by a transmission specialist. You may have a bad shifter or shifter cable.

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