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Old 06-08-2004, 11:52 AM   #1
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I have a problem with automatic transmission in Pontiac Bonneville from 1987.
She need'* 4000 rpm to change geer up, but sometaims she change quite good.
Please help me.
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When was the last time the transmission filter was changed? Have you ever had the fluid flushed (not drained, but actually professionally FLUSHED)?
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I changed oil with filter abaut 4000 miles ago. Oil looks good. My friend told me that I have demaged membrane in automatic transmission but I don't know if it'* truth?
I came from POLAND and I love american cars. I realy need help becouse in Poland I never seen a good mechanic.
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I'm talking about the transmission filter, not the oil filter.

What does your transmission fluid look and smell like?
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I told about oil filter in transmission, not engine filter. Oil in transmission is clear and smels like new. I don't know what'* happened with my transsmision.
She change gear in the same when engine is cold and hot.
Only sometimes she change gear better.
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Similar thing happened to my neighbour'* '87, only his wouldn't even leave 1st. Replaced a sticking solenoid (same thing as valve body? i dont know), and it'* been fine ever since. Thing'* got not much more than 100,000km (60k mi)!
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Wuld You have any instruction to regulation and repair automatic transmission?? I want to see how does the automatic transmission work and maybe this instruction help my mechanic to repair this fault.
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