Transmission Shifting Problem - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


2000-2005 Discuss your 2000-2005 Bonneville SE, SLE, and SSEi Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-10-2007, 06:32 PM   #1
Member
Posts like a V-Tak
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Littleton, CO
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ColoBonne is on a distinguished road
Default Transmission Shifting Problem

I posted a question about my just purchased 2001 SSEi being slow off the line a while back.
I've discovered that it isn't shifting into 1st gear. I've changed the fluid and added Seafoam over a week ago with no change. What could keep it from shifting into 1st? Could this be a simple fix, or is it a sign of bigger problems?
ColoBonne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007, 09:40 PM   #2
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Grand Rapids, Mi
Posts: 5,656
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Archon is on a distinguished road
Default

Does it just have 2nd and 3rd gear? If so, this is what the symptom check says on that.

Definition" The transmission only provides second and third gear in Drive range. The shift pattern as the vehicle accelerates from a stop is 2-2-3-3. Second gear ratio is 1.568:1 and third gear ratio is 1.00:1

Control Valve Body Assembly
A faulty 1-2. 3-4 shift solenoid valve assembly is stuck on.
A missing or damage shift solenoid valve O-ring seal.
Plugged or damaged solenoid valve screen/seal assembly.
Debris is found in the control valve body or the spacer plate assembly.

Case Cover Assembly
A sticking, binding, or missing actuator feed limit valve line-up.

As you've already tried the simpler things, it sounds as if you'll be making a trip to the tranny shop.
Archon is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Transmission Shifting problem...elec.? John Everything Electrical & Electronic 0 07-01-2008 01:04 AM
Transmission Stops Shifting with heat Bjorn74 1992-1999 6 06-19-2005 10:44 PM
Transmission Shifting Hard- 4t65e SuperchargedFury 2000-2005 10 11-09-2004 03:07 PM
Transmission Shifting Hard - 4t65e SuperchargedFury 1992-1999 2 09-03-2004 11:54 AM
1997 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi - Transmission shifting issues IronBear 1992-1999 4 11-03-2003 08:52 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:00 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.