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This car has set in a grage for 9 years

When driving the car feels like it is low, it takes quite a while before it catches gears and then drive normal..... what is the problem

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Not possible to diagnose over the Internet. Could just be low trans fluid or trans problem.

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Posted on May 14, 2016

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Hand tools needed:
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