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My 2004 Acura TL is not shifting properly from 3rd to 4th. Car shakes, Tach goes to 2500 then back to 2000 2 or 3 times then it shifts. Happens maybe once a week. I was involved in the recall in 2004 when they installed extra lube jets in trannie. I have had it to the dealer 3 times now, and their excuse is, if we can't duplicate the problem, we can't open a service complaint. Any Suggestions to get their attention to fix this. Should I pay them to check the gears like they did during the recall, since all they are doing now is taking for a test drive.........

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  • cfrankjoanc Oct 01, 2010

    My real goal is for them to cover the problem under Warranty, based on the original recall. The recall called for a transmission replacement if the car was over 15,000 miles. Mine had 12,600 miles on it, so they didn't change out the trannie, they only checked for wear on the 2nd gear, and they also installed an additional lube jet kit in the trannie. Personally, what they did was put a bandaid on the problem rather than fix it. Why do you think a Torque Converter could solve the problem ?



    Thanks.

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Hi! Since theres no similar problem yet you may want them to check out everything. Please ask them to replace the torque converter and put new automatic transmission fluid. A smoother drive and shifting will be noticeabe after the procedure. Hope this helps and thank you for using FIxYa!

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    dj_relly999 Oct 01, 2010

    No problem... Have a good one!

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