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The car has over 150000 mls. the engine runs great, but when the transmission gets hot, it slips out of gear. Whats the problem?

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I own a 1989 Olds Eighty Eight...same engine and basically same car.

I had trouble with my transmission around 120,000 miles; when I would go uphill, or accelerate on the highway, the tranmission would often slip out of 4th gear (overdrive) into "neutral" and I would have to let off the gas to recieve my gear back.

I ended up needing a transmission rebuild, which cost me about 900 dollars, at a fairly priced shop. I would get the problem checked out, rather than just changing the tranny oil/filter.

If you gamble with a transmisson problem, you can ruin your drivetrain, timing belts, and even your entire engine. If the transmission locks up because the parts inside it fly apart, your engine will stop...not stall. That is very hard on an engine.

Best of luck!

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Check the fluid level, if not that maybe replace the fluid and replace the filter in the pan, also clean of the magnet thats in the pan

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Acts like the transmissions slipping AFTER it gets warm,when its cool it shifts great?


Check you have enough transmission fluid, does it surge when changing up when warm? When checking fluid level run gear shift through gears 3 times to circulate fluid place in park then check level do this with engine running and parking/handbrake on. If you don't run shift through gears before checking level dipstick will give false reading.....usually saying you have enough but when fluid has to circulate there won't be and hence trouble with gear change when hot.

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Transmission not shiftin



For car not changing gears it can be shifter assembly issue, or it can also be transmission issue. Get the shifter assembly inspected with ignition OFF.

For more troubleshooting, I suggest you to get the Following help link checked, its complete step by step procedure to inspect gear shift issues: -----

GEAR SHIFT ISSUES

http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2012/11/gear-shift-issues.html

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TRANSMISSION GEARS SLIPPING AND FLUID LEAKING ISSUES

Transmission gear assembly and transmission needs inspection. Also check the transmission fluid level. Also is the fluid getting leaked or its low.


There are few very helpful links with solutions to troubleshoot this problem.


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Replaced 2 3 sol in trans goes forward in all gears


Transmission gear assembly and transmission needs inspection. Also check the transmission fluid level. Also is the fluid getting leaked or its low.


There are few very helpful links with solutions to troubleshoot this problem.


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I suggest you to refer these links.


Click the link below:-----


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http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-camry-transmission-slipping.html

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2006 Ford Explorer: Engine Vibrates and gears slipping?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/2006ford-explorer-engine-vibrates-and.html

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1986 olds 88 trans slipping


Transmission gear assembly and transmission needs inspection.Also check the transmission fluid level.Also is the fluid getting leaked or its low.

There are few very helpful links with solutions to troubleshoot these problem.

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I suggest you to refer these links.

Click the link below:-----

2000 Toyota Camry: Transmission slipping and Stuck up? http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-camry-transmission-slipping.html
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Car engine Overheats and transmission starts slipping? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-engine-overheats-and-transmission.html

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Transmission slips after engine warms up


It isn't when the engine gets hot, it is when the transmission fluid gets hot that the slipping starts, due to wear of the clutches and gears inside the transmission.
First, check the fluid level to make sure it is full. If it is low, bring fluid level to full and see if that helps.
About all the owner can do with slipping automatics is trying a transmission fluid and filter change to see if transmission revives and stops slipping. The bottom pan is removed, fluid (about 6-8 quarts) is drained, and a new filter is installed before the pan is replaced with a new gasket, sealed up, and fresh fluid added. Sometimes it helps. Sometimes the transmission is worn too bad to help, and you are left with looking for a replacement transmission.
Check the fluid level first. Good luck.

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I have a p1870 error code what do i need to replace to fix it


Your Trans is definately slipping even though it doesn't seem like it. If this just started, DO NOT, I REPEAT DO NOT!!!! drive the car in this state, even with the SES light off it's still happening. You WILL have to get a rebiuld if you continue to drive it like this. Here's the deal of EXACTLY whats happening.... and no, an auxillary cooler won't remedy this problem.

(BEFORE SES LIGHT)

#1 - Valvebody gets stuck closed, insufficient tranny fluid to cool transmission.
#2 - Trannsmission gets HOT due to insufficient fluid, and begins to slip (explains lack of accelleration power)
#3 - Computer detects slip after about an half hour of highway speeds and engages the FAILSAFE which applies MAXIMUM LINE PREASURE to push the fluid to the transmission although this does not work due to stuck valve.... MAX LINE PREASURE is actually what causes your harsh 1st-2nd gear shift... before this it SEEMS to run perfectly fine although it's not...
#4 - The First it detects it in a running cycle, the computer just activates the FAILSAFE with harsh shifting WITHOUT the SES light... however the SECOND time it detects it in the next running cycle...then...

(SES)

#5...You get an SES light with the code P1870 (Transmission Component Slipping or 4X4 Transfer box)... PLUS FAILSAFE mode which activates harsh 1st-2nd gear shifting...
#6 ...You turn car off, turn car back on and everythings running fine??? Nope, problems still there, you just resetted your computer which deactivates FAILSAFE mode until it detects another slip....

You will COOK your transmission if you continue to drive it like this... Trust me I have a 97 V6 with an A4 (Same tranny) and had to get it rebiult because it got so hot in there it fried all the shift solenoids, Ironically I just got it out today. The Sonnax Kit listed above is the common remedy to this issue... After the kit's installed the problem will never happen again...

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Vehicle will not shift into overdrive after it gets hot it finally set code 741 tcc code whats that mean


"The PCM controls the torque converter clutch (TCC) solenoid valve pulse width modulation (PWM). The solenoid controls the hydraulic fluid for TCC apply and release. When the TCC is applied, the engine is coupled directly to the transmission through the TCC. The TCC slip speed should be near 0.

If the PCM detects high torque converter slip when the TCC is commanded ON, then DTC P0741 sets. DTC P0741 is a type B DTC.

Conditions for Running the DTC
• No TP DTCs P0121, P0122 or P0123.

• No VSS DTCs P0502 or P0503.

• No AT ISS DTCs P0716 or P0717.

• No TCC stuck ON DTC P0742.

• No IMS DTCs P1820, P1822, P1823 or P1825.

No TCC PWM solenoid valve DTC P1860.

• The engine run time is greater than 5 seconds.

• The time since the gear select lever change is greater than 6 seconds.

• The IMS indicates D2, D3 or D4.

• The transmission gear ratio indicates 2nd, 3rd or 4th gear.

• The transmission fluid temperature is 20-133°C (68-271°F).

• The TP angle is 10-50 percent.

• The engine torque is 43-215 N·m (32-159 lb ft).

• The TCC solenoid valve is commanded ON.

Conditions for Setting the DTC
TCC slip speed exceeds its limit for a given torque for 5 seconds.

Refer to Torque Converter Clutch Slip Speed .

Action Taken When the DTC Sets
• The PCM illuminates the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) during the second consecutive trip in which the Conditions for Setting the DTC are met.

• The PCM inhibits 4th gear if the transmission is in hot mode.

• The PCM records the operating conditions when the Conditions for Setting the DTC are met. The PCM stores this information as Freeze Frame and Failure Records.

• The PCM stores DTC P0741 in PCM history during the second consecutive trip in which the Conditions for Setting the DTC are met.

Conditions for Clearing the MIL/DTC
• The PCM turns OFF the MIL during the third consecutive trip in which the diagnostic test runs and passes.

• A scan tool can clear the MIL/DTC.

• The PCM clears the DTC from PCM history if the vehicle completes 40 warm-up cycles without an emission-related diagnostic fault occurring.

• The PCM cancels the DTC default actions when the ignition switch is OFF long enough in order to power down the PCM.


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My 2000 concorde runs great when cold then tranny slips when hot. . . . . ?


Fluid level ok? Check it when hot and car running.

Have you had the tranny serviced recently?

This type of tranny uses the Dextron +4 fluid, any other fluid would mess up the transmission.

I have a 1999 Intrepid, no problem w tranny, but a month ago I put an aditive that a friend recomended. After only about 5 miles I felt the car more responsive and with more power. I also think my gas mileage improved.

I got it at AutoZone the brand is RISLONE Transmission Stop Slip with Leak Repair
it says works with all types of fluids.

I hope this will help. Good luck

Mar 02, 2010 | 2000 Chrysler Concorde

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Transmission slip?


IS it due for a service?
That's where I would start,
As it just sounds like bands are starting to slip.

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