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Q: Truck has a hard time moving and no 2nd gear.

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When I drive, the RPMs are high, but the truck is having a hard time moving, and I have no 2nd gear. I changed the throttle body, but the problem remains.

A: It sounds like there is a problem with your...

It sounds like there is a problem with your transmission. I would take the truck to a transmission shop that can pull codes on the computer and better diagnose the problem.

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