C4: Hesitation When Shifting Into 3rd?

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    69 302 2v C4:

    Shifts great at light throttle or wide open but at 50%-75% there's a slight hesitation before it shifts.

    Any ideas as to why?

    TIA, Matt
     
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    Possibly the passing gear out of adjustment :shrug:
     
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    Maybe you dont pull enough vacuum at that throttle range?
     
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    Do you mean the kickdown linkage?
     
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    Hmmm, not a bad theory.... You're talking about the vacuum on the modulator, right?
     
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    Thats right, its just a thought but it seems logical.
     
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    Well, guess I have some fiddling to do...
     
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    Fluid level? Color? Smell?
     
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    Level, color and smell are good..
     
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    Does it have a shift kit installed at all?
     
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    The previous owner said he put one in but it's "mild"...
     
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