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Old 11-01-2012, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Variocam View Post
Crap. Well, the transmission isn't low on fluid. I put the car up on four jack stands, as level as I could make it, carefully removed the fill plug, and fluid immediately came gushing out. I replaced the plug very quickly, so I lost very little fluid, but the "low on fluid" theory seems to be dead. Anything else, before I start looking for someone locally who can rebuild one of these units? Can anyone elaborate on the "pump priming" theory, and what's involved with diagnosing this? Thanks.
Wait, did you check the fluid with the car running and transmission temperature between 30 and 50 Celsius?
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