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What are common problems with gm transmissions

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  • Patrick R. Feb 22, 2012

    Automatic or manual?

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Very few and none are common.

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  • Patrick R. Feb 22, 2012

    go to this website. GM has had a history of faulty transmissions ever since they went to Automatic overdrive, save for the luxury car lines. http://www.my3cents.com/showReview.cgi?i...

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    yadayada Feb 22, 2012

    Had allot of GM cars an dnever had a single problem in about 1 millon miles of driving. My current Corvette is also trouble free with 85,000 miles on it. Maybe the low end chexper priced models but not the mid size and trucks.

  • Patrick R. Feb 22, 2012

    Just a side note, having rebuilt auto transmissions for the past 25 years, no one single manufacture is free of problems. Most are related to heat damage. Which is why most luxury models don't have problems (Corvettes are considered a luxury model) they use supplemental coolers to keep the fluid cool. Proper maintenance and attention to fluid levels keep these units running efficiently with minimal problems. The site suggested is just information for the masses. Knowledge is power.

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