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Old 09-09-2012, 10:54 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Miller88 View Post
It's unfortunate, but the auto in these cars is related to the extreme failure prone CD4E.

What is the condition of the transmission fluid - what is the color? How many times has it been changed?

It's possible the solenoids are bad.




The computer would have to be reprogrammed, otherwise he'll get a CEL code for incorrect gear ratio. They're picky.
The fluid is pink with a little gray. Both firestone and the transmission shop said it was okay, but recommended changing it anyway. I've never had it changed.
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