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Re: AT trouble update (was Re: [T3] reuse AT pan gasket?)

On Sun, 2004-06-06 at 10:31, Greg Merritt wrote:

> >Low fluid level will certainly make it not want to shift, but what I'm more
> >used to seeing is that they hesitate to move off from a standing start.
> 	Alright... a few times in the recent past, it did this, too 
> -- and now it's doing it more.  Here's the latest after yesterday's 
> test drive with the new vm hose & full-to-overfull ATF:
> 	o Sometimes, after decelerating to a stop, the transmission 
> will come out of gear, and not engage in any forward or reverse 
> selection until I rev up the engine a good deal.
> 	o It doesn't like to find third gear -- most likely way to 
> get it into third is to speed up, then pop into N and let engine drop 
> to idle, then ease the selector into 3.
> 	o When accelerating, it does not like to leave 1st to shift into 2nd.
> 	Bleh. :(
> 	Is the governor the most likely candidate to be giving all of 
> these symptoms?
It would be a good next candidate. 
I have family duties today, but when I get home tonight, I will scan the
automatic troubleshooting guide, and upload it to my site as a pdf.

Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'65 T1 (not running)

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