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Little power backing up.

I dont have much power when I put my car in reverse.How long do I have until I will need an entire transmission.

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  • detriac May 01, 2010

    The trans fluid was recently replaced about a month ago.And I have been frequently checking on it because there was a gasket or something that had a whole or leak in it.My mechanic put something in it that he say would stop the leak hopefully.We have been monitoring the leak and there has not appeared to be any leak now.Also he said that the fluid level is good.Ever thing was fine.Then a couple of days ago the reverse started to give me little power.In drive it runs great.

  • uno_1 May 11, 2010

    ... when was the last time you checked/replaced your trans fluid?



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Well as far as time goes, it really depends on how often you use it. I would just baby it a much as possible to get as much life out of it that you can (there really is no definite e.t.a. on these types of things). Avoid parking where you will have to reverse to get your car out and avoid reversing up hill when possible. Most race cars don't have reverse and they seem to do ok :) Best of luck!

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