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2000 Sunfire automatic gear box adjustment

I have heard that there is a way to adjust the clutching system on an automatic 2000 sunfire gear box. Can somebody tell me how to do that? The problem is that it doesn't engage properly the first and second gear (this particularly when the car is cold). Also when I'm turning and it goes down from higher gears to second or first it "idles" until the car is straight again!
I know the best solution will be replacing it but for now I have to deal with the old one and try to adjust it. Any expedite suggestions?

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  • Alberto Gonzalez Jun 09, 2008

    yes, I was loking in the car manual and actually that's exactly what I should do first! Go to the shop and have the fluid checked 'cause I am sure it is low and in bad shape and replace it along with gaskets and seals.




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No adjustment and transmission doesnt have a oil fill check stick take it to a transmission shop to check the fluid from under the car and add if needed what you are feeling is called slipping and it IS BAD

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