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Transmission slips at 20mph on 2004 santa fe

The transmission slips at 20 mph and I took it in to a transmission shop and they said 10 hours to take it out and and send it to their "factory" and have it rebuilt, and if it was the soft parts clutch and so on that it would be 2k. I've been told that there is no filter and cannot be flushed out or changed to see if it would fix the problem. Is this a common problem and is there a more inexpensive solution?

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  • bepb Mar 04, 2009

    I too had the same problem last week with my 2003 Santa Fe (57,000 miles on it). It kept slipping when in 2nd gear. I took it to the shop and they said that they had never seen transmission fluid so burnt. They don't do transmission work but informed me that within several weeks I would be without a transmission. To fix it it would be upwards of $3000!!! Needless to say, I unloaded the thing and am now driving a Ford as of Saturday.

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You can flush out the trans all you hace to do is remove one of the trans cooler lines off the radator and start it and the oil will come out at the same time you add oil to to the trans

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  • thomas thompson Feb 07, 2009

    you can flush out the trans all you hace to do is remove one of the trans cooler lines off the radator and start it and the oil will come out at the same time you add oil to to the trans

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