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(1993 Buick Centry 6 cyl automatic) I have been told there is an electronic module in or on the transmission, If bad will cause it to slip periodically as the car is doing-is this an easy fix that i can do myself, If so may i please have a diagram or picture to see the location of the part and the proper name so i can get one? Thank you,Jerry Davis

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I would recommend replacing the Vacuum modulator first. It will look like this and is mounted on the side of the trans.

(1993 Buick Centry 6 cyl - 13ebfab.jpg I'm assuming the transmission fliud and filter was changed before other transmission components were considered suspect.

Posted on Jul 08, 2010

  • raskalsdad08 Jul 09, 2010

    No the fluid or filter has not been changed.the car only does this periodically and only when you have come to a complete stop then you put in neutral then back in drive and all is well until the next would the filter and fluid do this?

  • GetMeOttaHere Jul 10, 2010

    Since your vehicle is a 1993, and I am not sure of the total miles, I would recommend the simple procedure of changing the filter and fluid. This is a normal procedure that is often neglected, but yet,is an important maintence procedure. It should or has to be done anyway, and until then, I would have a hard time telling you to replace a component and still have the same problem. Just a thought.

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