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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2011 11:08 am    Post subject:  Possible Transmission Problem? Reply with quote

I'm not sure why it does this or if it is even a problem but when I slowly accelerate sometimes I the car with shift and then lurch like I had just floored it but all I would do is push the pedal down slowly. Any help is appreciated.

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 12:43 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

does it just shift hard or does it slam into the next gear?
Could be a pressure solenoid going bad...

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 6:34 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

It doesn't slam but its like power all at once.

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You gotta be really careful with this stuff as it's a pretty big deal and serious business. I can't imagine what would happen if i miss applied that stuff.... itd be like feeding a dog chocolate, putting a tinfoil hat on it and throwing it in the microwave for 60s.....
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:07 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Maybe possibly recording it could help?
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:21 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I don't have a way to record it, and it only happens once in a while.

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:42 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Sounds like the start of my problems that resulted in needing a rebuild. Mine was intermittent until recently when it really started acting up every drive and eventually threw a p1811. Do you have any way to scan for codes to see if you have anything stored in the PCM?

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:53 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

No I know I don't have any stored codes I checked last time I blew a fuse and threw a PO480 IIRC.

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:56 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

When was the last time you checked? If you have a scanner on hand its probably best to keep it in the car. When mine was acting up, I'd check for codes with my Aeroforce anytime the trans hicupped and finally p1811 showed up.

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 9:17 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Well the trans was rebuilt by my father at 70k, I'm at 94k could it be going out that soon?

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 9:35 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Arvetus is on his fourth or fifth transmission, so anything is possible with these POS trannies.

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 9:39 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Damn, well it doesn't shift hard or slam into gear, its sorta like you push the pedal down gradually and its doesn't do a ton and eventually you get all kinds of power all at once

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My oversized radiator has a nice c**k though, nice and smooth operation.

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You gotta be really careful with this stuff as it's a pretty big deal and serious business. I can't imagine what would happen if i miss applied that stuff.... itd be like feeding a dog chocolate, putting a tinfoil hat on it and throwing it in the microwave for 60s.....
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 9:40 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Bad catalytic converter?

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 9:41 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I don't think so because its very hit and miss IIRC it only happens when the car is warm

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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 10:04 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Im seeing a pattern here. My 03' will randomly hard shift from a stop. E.G. If im stoped at a red light, ill press teh gas to go and the tranny thunks into first, almost like it didnt downshift all the way, like its only half in gear. Does this randomly, sometimes a few times a day, sometimes days between instances. Anyone else have this issue?
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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 12:36 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

edscrogg wrote:
Im seeing a pattern here. My 03' will randomly hard shift from a stop. E.G. If im stoped at a red light, ill press teh gas to go and the tranny thunks into first, almost like it didnt downshift all the way, like its only half in gear. Does this randomly, sometimes a few times a day, sometimes days between instances. Anyone else have this issue?


Mine does the same thing, only a handful of times since I bought it a few months ago though.
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