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2002 Rodeo Sport Transmission ??

When I start to drive it feels like I ran over a hard bump. Is that what 'slipping' feels like? I happens at various times while driving. I think it maybe is the transmission but I don't know. At first I thought it was my auto starter because when I shut the truck off and restarted it, it drove as if nothing happened. I was going to go to the dealer but it didn't happen any more (so they would think I was crazy). The same thing happened a second time after a few days of driving it. So I shut it off and after I restarted it it was fine again. The repair shop for the starter could find nothing wrong with it. Then it didn't happen for 10 days of driving it. Leaving work today it started again and continued to do it. It seems it is in the rear of the truck. It will do it while I'm driving also besides slowing down or accelerating. No lights come on and there's no fluids on the ground under it. What do you think?

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  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    when i pull off it feels like i am going over railroad tracks? do i need a new tranny or just a fluid change?

  • Kbobkat Jan 28, 2009

    My 2002 rodeo sport is now doing the same thing...It sounds like you are going over railroad tracks when you begin to accelerate.. My mechanic says there are four to five sensors on the transmission and without any check engine light coming on it is difficult to know which one needs to be replaced.... Any ideas???
    If it's not replaced does it do any damage to the transmission??? Thank You

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Transmission(shift) range sensor, electronic and not covered under warranty, 400 to 600 to replace. good luck, I've done 3 so far.

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