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Auto transmission slips then grabs

After about 10 miles, tranny starts slipping in overdrive then grabs hard. turned off overdrive still does it in 3rd. checked fluid level ok, looked ok, smelled ok. stopped on level pavement power breaked in drive tranny held rpms to 2200 before overpower breaks. put in manual 1st engine would rev way over that and not move (tranny slip). same in 2nd. reverse seems to take longer than normal to engage any ideas would be appreciated.

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First thing i would try is changing the transmission fluid out and filter, i beleive its almost 8 quarts. use a full quart of lucas transmission additive with the new fluid. if this doesn't help, the transmission will either need replaced or rebuilt

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