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Apparent low pressure on VT25E transmission

Installed new push belt, carrier assembly, transmission fluid and additive (6 qts. + small syringe of additive) Will pull slightly when cold, but will not pull when hot. possibly the transmission fluid pump? How or can that be checked without taking everything back down. Acts like the fluid is low....is that the correct amount of fluid?

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You can check internals by having a pressure test done on the transmission in car at an accredited transmission shop. With the modern transmissions and the new fluids used oil additives are not generally recommended as they stop the bands and clutch pack from binding up and working but increase the ability to slip and so not work properly/. Have the test done and discuss the problem with the shop experts.

Posted on Mar 24, 2014

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    Jane Summers Mar 24, 2014

    The transmission fluid and small syringe of additive was what General Motors called for and purchased from my local GM dealer, so I know the correct fluids were used. Will discuss with a accredited transmission shop. Thanks.

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