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Old 01-19-2013, 03:54 PM   #94
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Bringing back this thread. I have been noticing some issues in the am, when the trans was cold. Seemed to slip a bit on the 2-3. Today while driving around I can tell the 2-3 and 3-4 are acting up and there is slippage. I also noticed that if I goose the throttle in 3rd it will buck and not shift properly.

It seems people have different symptons. Mine started with the 2-3 and no codes (still no codes). It slowly got worse to the point where I can notice the slipping while moderately moving along. I'm keeping my foot out of it until it's repaired, but I can tell you that the slipping from 3-4 is noticeable and worrysome.

I will report back and I intend to take pictures and video. I am also getting an odd noise from the trans area. I'm hoping that goes away with the parts swap.

Today I ordered the A and B and picked up some Mercon and a filter kit. I plan to swap the stuff out as soon as the parts get here.

A & B solenoids from Ebay $44.00 shipped
Filter kit from NAPA ~$40 with 3 quarts of Mercon

I, personally, don't recommend driving the car with this issue. If the trans isn't modulating fluid properly and you continue to drive on're asking for something else to break. Once you notice the symptoms have the car looked at or order some parts.


Here's a video of the noise the car makes. Anyone have any thoughts/ideas?
03 SVT #442 - (LEMON)
05 ZX3 SES, SVT susp, etc (SOLD)
07 ZX4 SES, SAP2, IUP, FRPP, Pista's, Tint 73k

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