I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT with the Ram Air. Why won't it shift out of first gear? it goes in reverse and drive but stays in first

Asked by Jan 01, 2017 at 03:41 AM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT with the Ram Air. Why won't it shift
out of first gear? it goes in reverse  and drive but stays in first  

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Check your transmission fluid level and electrical connections at the transmission. Is the speedometer working? If not, could be the vehicle speed sensor (VSS). Is the service engine soon light on? If so, get the trouble codes. That'll be a big help. Could be a failed shift solenoid inside the transmission. HTH. -Jim

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