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Transmission slipping when you first accelerate. Wondering if it could be something electrical. Please advise on what needs to be done.

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You have an electrical gear box but it still works on oil presher and clutch/brake bands,,,if there slipping first check the gearbox oil is full and the colour of it,,it shouldbe red,,if its a dark brown and smells burnt you need to have the gearbox looked at,, do this sooner than later as the longer the box slips the more its going to cost you fixing it,,

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