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Old 01-17-2013, 07:41 AM
Kevin Halbleib Kevin Halbleib is offline
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Ok. So the latest. I drove the car to work this morning. About 10 miles. Most of which was expressway. If I take it slow (real slow) without any hills, it will Go from gear to gear smoothly with limited slipping unless I high rpm it. Which if I do it will go into failsafe and stay in 3rd gear until I stop and turn off engine and restart. I did make it in to work without it going into failsafe. Went through all the gears in automatic mode and manual mode. I even pressed the gas at 70 mph and it did downshift just fine. If I started to press gas to hard on interstate it would start to slip a little.

So I think I am at the point of agreeing the tranny is going out so I thought I would take it to Valvoline instant oil change and pay to have them Flush and Fill. Thought if it hurts so what, I need a new one anyway.

Any other thoughts from anyone?
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