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Old 11-05-2004, 09:42 PM   #11
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Mark Fahey, I hate to ask a stupid question,but do you know how the dealer cleaned the solenoids?Other than a tranny flush which for some people gives a temporary fix or none at all, I don't see a cheap easy fix.The reason I say this is that the solenoids are an electromagnet which may well attract ferrous wear particles and if you've ever seen the magnet in the tranny pan,there seems to be no shortage of ferrous wear material.
I went and dug up the repair sheet from the dealer. To quote from it"Diagnosed trans drivability problem, performed PCS diagnosis, R&R valve body, cleaned and replaced PCS per Bull000730002". In the list of parts were a solenoid valve, 2 gasket kits, cleaner, seal and fluorescent dye. The seal and dye were for a leaking axle seal. Since it was all warranty, there isn't any labor time on the ticket.
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i called my dealer and he'* said his machcanic isn't in till tomarrow, so i'll find out soon, my car trannyt is kinda doing alright, but acting up at times; i have to deal with for a few weeks as i have to much traveling to do for work, so for me its only going to be a temporary fix,i am just going to have it fix for 500.00-600.00 BUT I WILL find out that additive they put in it does help alot for anyways. should have it by end of this week
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Mark Fahey, thanks for the info. Helikon
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