Hi i just put a tranny in my cav and changed the gasket and filter and fluid .went to drive it and it wouldn't shift out of second .. it was like it went so far in second and went in to nuetral till i slowed back down and then it would do the same thing .. but then the next day i took it out for another drive and it shifted fine..smooth and everything like a new car.. and then started to do it again .. can someone help me please asap it is my only vehicle thanks
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You need to take it to the shop to be repaired this is not going to be an easy fix. It is probably going to have something with shift solenoids or fluid pressure. Have the tranny serviced by replacing the filter and flushing out the system.
Try a tranny service change a place that changes the filter the pan gasket and fluid not some of these quick places that just drain a couple quarts out of the tranny lines and thats it that wont help but a complete tranny service should help.
first you need to buy transmission fluid new filter and new gasket.you need 11.4 pints of transmision fluid.raise front of vechicle.set parking brake.block both back wheels.besure support vechicle weight with jack stands. get a drain pan.if your transmission pan dont have a drain plug.loosen rear pan bolts a few turns.remove the front and side transmission pan bolts. let fluid drain.remove tranny pan. then clean old gasket material from transmission and pan carefully.dont scratch or damage surface.clean old tranny bolts using brake cleaner or buy new tranny bolts.you have to put a tiny film of rtv silicone on tranny bolts so they wont leak.carefully remove old tranny filter and put on new filter.clean all grease grim away from tranny pan it should be **** and span because.you might need a little gasket adhesive to hold gasket in place while putting pan back on transmission.to line up bolt holes.loosely put all bolts in you have to move pan a little to get holes line up.when all is finish put tranny fluid back in.besure you put 11.4 pints back in that about 6.5 quarts. make sure tranny fluid level is right before driving vechicle.l
The (top hat) is a filter seal. If you did not change that seal then you may have damaged the old seal(still in the trans). You can remove the pan and take the filter back down. Look at the seal close, I would replace it. You can bend the old one, carefully with a screwdriver and get it out of the trans case. Tap the new one in with a socket. If your fluid is black,or there is metal in the pan then you have damage and the trans will have to be rebuilt.
check to make sure you did not knock off any vacuum lines and also make sure the transmission fluid is not low and if it smells cooked replace the fluid and the filter because the screen in the filter could be plugged and it is not getting fluid to the torque converter but check the fluid first