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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-10-2010, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Wont shift past 2nd gear?

2000 Malibu V6. The auto trans wont shift past 2nd gear. Engages right way, etc. Any ideas of what to check try?
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Re: Wont shift past 2nd gear?

The transaxle is electronically controlled by the PCM. You'll probably want to get it scanned for transmission-related DTCs (will need a scanner that can read GM-specific codes).
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Re: Wont shift past 2nd gear?

can you tell me what model auto trans is in a year 2000 V6 Malibu? (so I know when refering to it or searching)
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Re: Wont shift past 2nd gear?

It should have a 4T40-E transaxle (RPO code MN4) which is a lighter duty cousin of the 4T45-E.
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