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Transmission my transmission stopped pulling. I changed the filter and fluid and it started working fine again. after about three days of driving it stopped pulling again. i changed the filter and fluid once again and it started working fine. after about five days this time it has stopped again. any idea what is going on. could it be that i am not getting all of the old fluid out and it keeps clogging up the filter or do you think its something else.

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Most likely you have a control issue, have a trouble code test run on the system and see if any transmission codes are present, this is an electronically controlled trans, it has it's own computer, that takes info from driving conditions and makes gear changes and such through a bank of electric solenoids located inside the trans case, when this trans stops engageing don't drive it, you could ruin the forward clutchs and this would require a very costly overhaul. Zero in on the shift solenoids, they or the valve body is causing this. Best of luck.

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