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My 99 montero sport transmission takes a while to change, running hot, cutting off, and making a ticking noise

I had some seals replaced on my transmission that's when all hell broke lose. i had to replace the starter,the drive shaft sensor,the battery, the alternator and now the transmission won't change til after it heats up, it keeps cutting off. it's running hot and making a ticking noise...please help!

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  • Curious Tai Aug 19, 2011

    I have the same problems. I've replaced my plugs, sensors and the alternator twice in less than one year. The Montero blows white smoke when accelerating. Smoke can also be seen blowing out of the wheel well of the passenger side. When driving between 10-15 minutes at 4K RPMS the Montero will finally shift. I took our vehicle to O'Reillys to see which codes would be flagged and the only thing that came back was the transmission circuit. When I took our vehicle to Aamco, which is a transmission shop they were unable to figure out why the Montero was unable to shift until it was warm. They wanted to tear into the transmission in order to find the optimal cause however the cost was a bit pricey.


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