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Transmission I have a 2000 Escalade with 41,000 miles. Recently, I heard a thump as lower gears changed - not change smoothly as usual. The engine light did not come on but pulled over anyway. Fluid level was ok. When I got back on the road the transmission shifted properly. Since then I have driven about 50 miles (city/road) and it has shifting as it normally would. Is there anything I should be concerned about?

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Did it do it under hard acceleration? or just a normal take off. I have heard of engine mounts or tranny mount bushings getting old (not mileage old but just aging) causing a thump or clunking sound in between shifting. What happens is the tranny actually hits the undercarriage of the vehicle during high torque situations such as shifting gears. I have also seen the mount retaining nut back off of the mounts and the only thing holding everything in place is gravity. Another possibility is drive shaft u-joint problems, but if it were it would probably be making the noise more often. I dont think there is actually anything wrong with the transmission itself as usually when they go bad they dont magically get better. Hope this helps. Good luck!

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SOURCE: 1996 Cadillac Seville started shifting hard all of a sudden

Sounds like a broken acumulator spring inside the unit...If it is, usually it has to come apart, unless it has an external servo cover for the broken one.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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SOURCE: 1996 Cadillac Seville started shifting hard all of a sudden

The pressure control solenoid needs to be replaced. It"s under the side cover on the transmission on drivers side. Not a simple fix at home. You will also need a side cover gasket. The transmission does not need to be rebuilt.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Just recently got a 2000

Findout the code. You Said It's Realated To The Transmission I Just Pick Mine Up For What I Belive Is The Samething The Tcc & The Code Is P1860 Thats The Tourque Converter Circuit! You Should Getit Changed Because It'll Save You Gas Pluse Less Tress On The Transmission & Engine & Could Cause Gear **** Stall !
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