I bought this car recently for cheap, and being a cheapie, I had to do a few things to it to drive it. Get what you pay for, and all that. My problem is the transmission will not shift on its own. If you put it it OD or D, it takes off (albeit rather slowly) in 3rd gear. If you put it in 2 or 1, it takes off in 2nd regardless of which gear you select, and won't shift to 3rd or OD by itself. It doesnt slip whatsoever when manually shifting from 2nd to 3rd, but that's all I have to work with. Needless to say, this is destroying my gas mileage. At 60 mph, its turning roughly 3000rpm, which isn't good for a motor with 230k on it. The guy I bought it from said this trans is the 2nd one in it, and it had roughly 110k on it when it was installed. I've done basic maint to it (filter, fliuid exchange, pan gasket, etc), but this one's got me stumped. At least it'll still spin the tires taking off in 2nd, or this wouldn't be any fun at all, huh?Shift solenoid maybe? ANY ADVICE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!