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Old 04-17-2004, 05:18 PM   #1
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Twice now my tranny has "stuck in 3rd gear" like in hiway speed say 55 or so, when I had to slow down for slow pokes, then when I would moderatly excellerate, it would stay in 3rd, then shift hard into overdrive, making a clunk sound! Is this gonna be bad? The tranny is a repacement GM goodwrench, unknown replacement date, but before I got it, I've had it flushed at least once since I've owned it, and had a pan drop change/filter. thanx in advance!
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Ok people, I'm getting veiws, but no responses!
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Too tough to diagnose. You should bring it into the dealer to have it scanned. It could be a solenoid or..........
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Too tough to diagnose. You should bring it into the dealer to have it scanned. It could be a solenoid or..........
Ok cool,..hopefully thats it, I was afraid it would be an abvious, "your fucked dude" thing.
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I might guess that you are having problems with the torque converter...
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I might guess that you are having problems with the torque converter...
would a torque converter replacement be very expensive? and if it were that, is there a high performance model, or are they all the same? thanx
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hey man i know that there is a place around here that will do it for about 125 and it is installed. Try calling a dealership and scheduling a time for the diagnostic scan to see if any trans codes come up!! Ive been there, done that !!!!!!! LOL!!!!! Just be careful for the results and always get a second opinion. It sounds like something simple and will hopefully be good!!! or at least not to bad to repair!!

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hey man i know that there is a place around here that will do it for about 125 and it is installed. Try calling a dealership and scheduling a time for the diagnostic scan to see if any trans codes come up!! Ive been there, done that !!!!!!! LOL!!!!! Just be careful for the results and always get a second opinion. It sounds like something simple and will hopefully be good!!! or at least not to bad to repair!!

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Thanx Jeff! I may just have to take a road trip down your way, and let you show me where dude is. It might be alittle out of my way,....but what the hey.
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Start with a diagnostic from a reputable tranny shop.
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