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Old 07-21-2016, 12:03 AM   #11
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i read right past those!
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the only thing i can think of, the car was never drove much until I got it at 41k... it'* pushing 20yo and just roller over 107k...trans has never slipped... must have gummed up..solenoid? lucas/filter/reset pcu...
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update

shifting remains corrected, slick/smooth shifts since clearing computer
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Awesome! Got me wondering if what you did cleared it up, but the computer doesn't know how to back off tje shift times. Good work!
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I'm keeping my fingers crossed it stays like it is

Today, my brother and I replaced the front strut mounts....being 20 yrs old, they gave out... rubber tore loose...

we took a racheting tie down while spring was compressed, hooked into spring, and around bottom of strut..jacked up car.... removed nut at top of strut....and had enough room to swap out mounts...took 40 minutes

then we took off calipers and hooked up his new toy, on car brake lathe, turned the rotors on the car...so hub/rotor match....pretty cool, will see if they last longer doing it that way...

so got alot done today
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Lovely car, I had a '97 88 that was Royal Blue. Keep an eagle eye on the coolant reservoir for any water level changes. The intake/egr situation cost me a new engine.
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hey thanks

I already fixed the coolant/intake issues as soon as I bought the car @ 41k miles
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i've noticed tcc lock up is getting harsh again, like it is simply dumping it into gear sometimes, usually 3rd gear tcc

its been 4-5 k miles since I cleared shift patterns/computer

I'm resetting again....see if it last another 4-5k before dump into tcc happens again
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I just had a random thought. It might not be a bad idea to check all engine/transmission mounts too, just to make sure those are all in good shape. Those can cause some funny behaviors, including what may feel like harsh TCC engagement or hard shifting, because the drivetrain is flopping around with the torque changing.
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