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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: Below the Speedometer the gear screen is lit up on all PRND432

being an automatic, there is a fault with the transmission. recommend having VW shop scan for codes to see what is the fault.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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SOURCE: my 93 jeep cherokee makes the gear changes late

The problem could be the linkage, vacuum modulator, valve body, torque converter, band adjustment, or any number of things. Your best bet at this point is to take it back to the shop that replaced it since it is probably still under their warranty.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: I recently brought a BMW Z3, it has a auto

Mine has just done the same is in for diagnostic will let you know the outcome

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Seeking experienced professional advice! Having a

The pump in the front of the transmission can make this kind of noise, and one of the possible causes can be oil (fluid) starvation. Read this all the way through before you begin: Check the following: with engine hot and idling, transmission in park, and vehicle on level ground, check the transmission fluid level. Sometimes, with a very low level, like, off the stick low, you can hear a noise like this (but it is usually accompanied by sluggish or no transmission engagement, and sluggish or no shifting). Since you obviously don't have the shifting problems, it probably is not this low. Next, with your hands just-washed clean, rub some of the fluid from a wiped and re-inserted and withdrawn dipstick between your thumb and forefinger. Transmission fluid does not feel like soap-oily, it is more like hydraulic fluid, so it should feel wet and grippy, but not gritty. If it feels gritty, next examine some of the fluid, again from a fresh dip, under a strong light. It should be reddish-brown, clear and shiny, but should not sparkle like glitter. Finally, smell the fluid, again from a fresh sample. It should smell like hot hydraulic fluid, but should not smell burnt. If it is, you will know it when you smell it. Nothing else smells like burned transmission oil.
If you have clear, reddish-brown, grit-free transmission fluid, the only step left for you to try is to change the transmission fluid and filter. This will cost you about 20 bucks, and will take you about an hour. There are 13 bolts that hold the transmission pan onto the transmission case, usually 10mm size. Place a large catch-pan of about 3 gallon capacity directly under the transmission pan. Some models have a drain plug in the transmission pan, and some don't, and it varies with Chevrolet even in the same model-year. If it has a drain plug, great, remove it and drain the oil from the transmission pan, then remove the bolts, the pan, the gasket, and then the filter. The filter just snaps into the valve body by interference fit with an o-ring on the filter orifice. (Examine your new one before you begin to familiarize yourself with the filter.) Be sure you get the right filter; there are two, a shallow pan and a deep pan version. Measure the depth of the pan from the bolt flange to the bottom of the pan and tell the parts guy how many inches deep it is. He'll know. Buy only the AC/Delco brand. It comes with the new pan gasket, and is the factory-correct filter for you truck.
If you don't have a drain plug, loosen all the bolts about a quarter-inch along the front edge, and left and right sides, but NOT the rear edge. With a thin putty knife, gently pry the front of the pan until the gasket breaks loose. You will have a wave of fluid exit the pan quite forcefully, so be sure your catch-pan is both big enough and far forward enough to capture the fluid as it drains from the pan. After it has drained down to drips, remove the bolts from the front edge, and about half of them from the left and right sides, and loosen the bolts at the back edge; let more fluid out. Finally remove the rest of the bolts and remove the pan from the transmission case. Invert the pan, and drain the rest of the fluid from it. With the thin putty knife, gently remove all the old gasket material from the bottom of the transmission case. Next, take the pan out from under the vehicle, turn it back right-side-up, and look at the inside floor of the pan. There is a magnet inside the pan. It is customary for there to be a thick beard of metallic filings on this magnet. This is not a problem as long as the filings feel very fine. It should almost feel like you are rubbing your fingers in smooth peanut butter. If this is what you find, carefully remove all the old gasket material from the transmission pan, remove the old fluid filter from the valve body (it will be much heavier than the new one because it is full of filings and oil), and replace the new filter exactly like the old one was. Install the new gasket on the pan, replace the pan, torqueing the pan bolts to 13 inch pounds each, working in a criss-cross pattern until all bolts are torqued equally. Add 3 quarts of new Dexron III transmission fluid through the transmission dipstick tube using a paper transmission fluid funnel with the built-in stariner on the narrow end, then check the fluid leve. Start the engine for thirty seconds, then shut off. Check the fluid level again. If it is still low, re-start the engine, and begin adding a small amount at a time, leaving the engine running and checking the level after each addition until the proper level is read from the dipstick. If you overfill it, don't worry---the transmission has vents which will puke out the excess.
If, however, the beard on the pan magnet feels like chunky peanut butter, or if you see slivers or chunks of metal in the pan or on the magnet, don't bother with the filter change: put the pan back on without the gasket, and call a tow truck to carry it to a transmission repair facility. Hard parts in the pan mean "Rebuild me today!" Tell the builder you want The Beast sun shell, Alto Red Eagle frictions and Kolene steels throughout, a new reverse drum and Carbon Fiber power band, and Sonnax "Super Hold" 1-2 & 3-4 servos as a minmum above a stock rebuild, and you yourself add a 15,000lb capacity auxilliary transmission fluid cooler in addition to the cooler built into the radiator, and your new transmission will be bullet-proof. It will also feel like the truck has just gotten about a hundred extra horsepower added to it, even though you haven't touched the engine. None of these extras require any machining to install, so don't let anyone work on it who claims it does.
I have built many of these 4L60E transmissions, and the key to long life is to change the fluid and filter every 50,000 miles, and when they die, build them back stronger than stock.
And never put any additive of any kind in one--it's just snake oil and won't fix a thing.

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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SOURCE: Mitsubishi Pajero Junior Automatic Gearbox Problem

I have a pajero junior 1997 4A31, I am having problems, with my gear, when take off in D the car is slow, and up hill no power in 2nd & D, in Load ok. Plse advise. Thank you.

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While just change ATF oil or CVT oil in transmission & old filter too. your car problem will be solve....

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It sounds like your transmission is in limp mode. Your first gear will never make it to 1st gear, the gear ratio is to low and the engine would over rev causing it to shut down.
Before guessing at transmission problems, check the fluid level (car warmed up, engine running in Park on level ground) and have the PCM scanned for trouble codes FIRST. This guide is meant for problems that do not show up as PCM codes (like shift A&B solenoid failures, for example).
Many problems that show up as transmission issues are actually PCM or electrical, and may be external to the transmission. Try a different PCM, and check for chafing where the cables come out of the PCM.
What is "limp-home mode" ? This is a fault mode in which the transmission either loses electrical power or the PCM deactivates all of the electronics. The transmission will default to max line pressure. The driver will have Reverse and 3rd, with manual 2nd available by putting the gearshift in 2 or 1 (doesn't matter). 1st, 4th, and TCC lockup will not be available. It will not hurt the car to drive it like this for short periods, but use manual 2nd to get the car moving, and be aware that the trans will generate more heat than normal while operating in limp-home mode due to increased torque converter slippage during 2nd gear starts and no lockup in 3rd gear.
Start with the reputable transmission shop that can test your transmission and the reputable ones will do this free of charge and will take there time to explain to you your SRX transmission issues and what actions need to be take to resolve the problem.
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How do you know what ratio a subaru wrx gearbox is if it doesn't have a trans code sticker on it?

This information is from my genuine service manual. I hope it is of help.
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