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Old 11-09-2007, 04:53 PM
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So... my trans in my 94Se is Whining now. Just started today at lunch.
So, im going to drop the pan, see what i find. Put new fluid in and try to make it last a few weeks till i have Maybe the $ for a Used one

The Question is.... What, if anything can i put it to try to make it last 3 weeks or so.

IF any of that stuff works at all....
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not sure if any work, but ive heard that slick 50 trans stuff and lucas trans tune are the better ones, but i dont know if they work...
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Seafoam trans-tune (not the same as the stuff you use on the motor) is the only 'aftermarket' product I'll put in a trans. It may or may not help you. It depends on what the problem is.
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Seafoam trans-tune (not the same as the stuff you use on the motor) is the only 'aftermarket' product I'll put in a trans. It may or may not help you. It depends on what the problem is.
yea, i know that stuff, i was thinking the same thing
but isn't that stuff just for flushing not running in it?


anyone else got any ideas?
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So yup.... its dead


On my way home from work, about 3 miles from work it started to slip just a bit.
Then it started to slip REALLY bad, so much it would not move at all.

So i parked in a parking lot. waited about 5min, started it back up and it worked okish.
Then about 4-5miles later it did it again, you could start to feel it slipping then nothing.
So i did that for the whole 25mile 45min drive home.
If it started to slip while was going down the road i Poped it into N and turned off the car for 15second or so and then restarted it and it worked for another 4-5miles


So yea... looks like i might have to drive the SSEi and HOPE it does not snow
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Sorry to hear that Ryan. If when you get to doing the transmission you now I'll be there to help if I can.

Witht he way its acting, you want to try an external cooler? It seems like letting it cool off helps.
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Yea, it made it to 196K.

Thanks guys, Im working on getting a used one and i have a co-worker who has a dad that has a Shop so i should be able to get this all said and done for around $500 or less

So that bad part is that i have $120 to my name right now, so its going to take like 3 weeks or so maybe for my to have the $.

Yea, papatim. if for some reason the guys Dad wants a lot of $ to do it then im going to try it on my own.

so ill keep everyone posted.
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Sorry to hear that Badnit.. Although you knew it was questionable for some time. Like you said..you've got another car to drive.
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