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Old 05-06-2009, 01:03 AM   #1
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Default Transmission suddenly slips between 1st and 2nd

Well I came out of class and jumped in my bonnie and put it in Drive and it didn't want to pull properly, so I let off the gas immediately for fear of burning up my transmission. I pulled the shift selector down into 1st gear and it took off just fine, but when shifting between first and second, the car slips horribly. What I don't understand is NO WARNING. It was doing fine when I parked it 2 hours before. Fluid looks brand new but is WAY TOO full from what I can tell. I have only had the car for a month or so. So now, I guess I am going to try a filter change and see if it helps. I am nervous as a ***** in church. I don't want to replace a transmission. Anyone have anything happen like this? J
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First thing is change the fluid and filter. And have the level at the correct level. See if that corrects the problem.
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If the level is too high it can aerate and cause slippage when the pump tries to pump air.

Get it to the right level, with a good filter and see what happens.
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It'* a very common problem,
when you decide to add some bling, something else goes wrong

FYI, just in case
check fluid with vehicle warmed up and running, in park

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It'* a very common problem,
when you decide to add some bling, something else goes wrong

FYI, just in case
check fluid with vehicle warmed up and running, in park
LOL, thats the truth. The bling king is now the transmission *****! I have to replace it, it freewheels between first and second bad..so I gotta find another.. typical.
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