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My transmission will not shift properly until I press the gas all the way down

It is also leaking fluid from rear of transmission

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1992?? not changing gear ,now on this age of vehicle the gearchange is controlled by a vacumn pipe from the inlet manifold to the gearbox so check that the flexible rubber pipes are not perished or split as for the oil leak well would need to see it myself to see what is wrong

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SOURCE: Need to add transmission fluid to a 2004 Chevy Optra

It is annoying when people automatically assume there is a dipstick and that we are all dipsticks for not knowing. There have been a few cars that have come out on the market in the last ten years or so that have no dipsticks for the automatic transmissions. I also have the same issue with a slow leak from the line coming out of the rad. There is a spot on the front of the transmisson behind the rad hose where you can put in fluid. When you remove this bolt, fluid should come out..if not then you need to add some. To add it jack the front of car and using a funnel add some fluid until it pours out when the car is level. This may take several attempts. If you over fill it just let some drain out into a pan until your at a trickle then put the plug back in. This is the only solution I was able to come across for this. It seems to be a common issue with these cars as it the problem of the lines rusting out and into the radiator making it necessary to replace the lines and rad,

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sounds like timing cover or water pump

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SOURCE: 1997 Suburban 4x4 5.7L Transmission whines until it shifts

You rear planetary set is worn from a restricted cooler.

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SOURCE: cant find transmission leak on 88 sierra 1500 2wd.

check your radiator and the over flow tank. If the transmission cooler is leaking in the radiator, you'll see the oil residue in the antifreeze and your going to have to flush the cooling system and replace the radiator. Good luck and hope this helps.

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SOURCE: Automatic transmission not shifting, starts in higher gear

Did you transfer the speed sensor from your old rear end to the new unit, if not do it. Also didn't you change the gears in the rear end?

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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