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Old 04-29-2013, 18:17   #1 (permalink)
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93 ford probe wont shift past 2nd

My boys 93 probe gt will not shift out of 2nd(at). He took it to a shop they said it needs replaced. Read there may be a sensor that can cause this is this true. Or do I need to trailer it bring it the 4.5 hours home and replace the trans. The car only has 76xxx on it any help asap would be great. Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-29-2013, 19:56   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 93 ford probe wont shift past 2nd

There could be a code stored. Try another shop. Has the fluid been replaced? Is it full and clean looking? That's the same trans in the Mazda 626.
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Full yes. Clean not 100% on that he lives 4 hours away. I'm wondering if it could be a neutral safety switch?
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I doubt that. If it goes in the other gears alright.
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:12   #5 (permalink)
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It will only go from first to second and it stays there it won't go up anymore. That going to end up being a tranny?
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Re: 93 ford probe wont shift past 2nd

That's sounding tranny.
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Re: 93 ford probe wont shift past 2nd

Check the shift cable first , may need adjusting ? Check all wiring / connections on transmission .

1.Disconnect battery ground cable, then remove floor console.
2.Shift selector lever to Park position, then remove position indicator mount.
3.Slide lock cover back, then disconnect set button.
4.Slide selector lever to adjust Park position, then connect set button.
5.Slide lock cover to lock set button in place.
6.Reverse procedure to install. Torque position indicator mounting screws to 17-26 in lbs.
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OK will try that he also told me that his overdrive was working on its own before this problem started could this have lead to where we are now?
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OK will try that he also told me that his overdrive was working on its own before this problem started could this have lead to where we are now?
Might tie in with wiring / connection fault ? Worth a check .
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Old 05-02-2013, 21:20   #10 (permalink)
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Rather the replacing/rebuilding yes it is.
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