When cold transmission will shift good but when it gets warm it wont take gear..some times it will take if you give it a little gas it takes hard...has been rebuilt just wonder if something may not have been put back right or if something may have worked its way loose inside....any help will be greatly aprecited...should i have it rebuilt again???
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Re: transmission wont go in gear when it is warmed up
It feels like you have a transmission pump problem which is common with chrysler front wheel drive(caravan).when fluid warms up it probably looses pressure. I recommend to get a pressure check when hot.
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It sounds to me like the transmission is starting to fail. As the clutches inside the transmission wear the clutch pack gains additional clearance. Your pressures in the transmission will be higher with cold oil so it has a tendency to build a bit of extra pressure, but it's also slower in flowing through the transmission. This results in a harder hitting first gear. As the transmission warms up, it will reduce the viscosity of the oil and work fine. Cold weather kills automatic transmissions. Let it warm up before driving it or it won't last long. It will require an overhaul soon.
I thave the same problem with my civic ek 96 model the tranny work fine when its cold but when it get warm and i put it in P or N and D4 again it will stock in 1st gear I have to wait 3 to 4 hours to get cool and it work fine again. Hope somebody can help me. Thanks Eli
Well when you are in cold weather and after a high mileage. The Transmission solenoids fails when its cold and they get stuck for a moment and all i can say is that you warm your car for a while before you leave your house and thats good for the engine too and aslo will keep your car running for a long time. Good luck
Many modern vehicles will delay the shift position to allow rpms to increase, thus warming the engine up faster. As soon as the engine temp reaches the desired level, the transmission shift point resorts to the normal point.
This is an emissions issue, with the idea that a warm engine puts out lower emissions. This is also why when getting an emissions inspection in states that require it, they want the engine warmed up first.
At 24K miles, I would be hesitant to say the transmission fluid and filter need to be changed, but if it seems extremely noticable and objectionable, that would be the step I would take. Cold fluid is more viscuos, harder to push thru a clogged filter than a clean one. However, unless you've been towing a trailer a good bit, your mileage should be low enough that filter should not be an issue.
well i work on trans mission and some times the fluids run back at night it take few minutes to warm up but when the last time you serviced this trans i would start there check the level to having the wrong fluids can do this but you just may have seal promblem hope this helps