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The gears r slipping when temp gets hot just put flid in yesterday does this mean I need new transmission

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You may get luck and you may just have a 1-poor line pressure rise due to leaking boost valve, 2-clogged EPC filter screen, 3-failing EPC solenoid, 4-or worst case: leaky seals throughout. First two without removing trans. Seal restorer may fix last problem, but probably R&R. Also try a transmission flush with BG brand products to clean the EPC filter screen and then service the transmission by replacing the boost valve, transmission oil and filter.
Thank you for using fixya and good luck. This should keep you from replacing the transmission if the clutch packs are not to badly worn or damaged which can be inspected when the transmission pan is dropped by the amount of clutch particles collected in the transmission pan.


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