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Old 01-29-2009, 08:40 PM   #11
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Could use more info-- any codes, what do you mean by searches. What does it feel like??
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the torque converter goes in and out of lockup and like it can't decide what to do, but only in overdrive. it also clunks when it shifts into overdrive
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Any codes--service engine light, how many miles?
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please let me know if you get this figured out. my 01 ssei does exactly the same thing. I drove mine last night on the interstate and it bothered me so bad, I started driving the car in 3rd gear instead of overdrive to eliminate the "searching"
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:31 PM   #15
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I will try to figure something out tonight if I have time.
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i bought mine to the tranny shop and they scanned it and they said its not actually the trans. its a miss in my engine. they said lots of people even mechanics bring in there vehicles for that and is a miss,
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That helps. Now we can get this fixed. Pull the plugs and inspect them. See if any look different. Possible causes are bad plugs, bad plug wires, bad coil(*) plug wire to close to O2 sensor wire.
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new plugs new wires tested coil everything is good and the problem is still there
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Need to know if you have any codes. Other possibility could be a bad cranshaft sensor.
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no codes. it was the ignition module. fixed the miss but the trans is still acting a bit strange.
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