I took it to the dealer the following morning and they told me that I need a new transmission but couldnt explain how or why it happened. There is a plastic dirt shield over the back of the alternator, remove this. Rate the quality of this post and help Ecomike reputation points. Should i pull the alternator and have it serviced or stop at autozone and have them check it or not worth the time? Thanks for the help Special Forces and Chazberry. Then carefully unplug the connector. The valve bodies are repairable with some expensive tools and knowledge.
Finding this kit, I was unsure as to whether or not it would be the fix I needed. Don't just rely on your friend's schedule, unless of course you have the same car model and type, then that's okay. . Would one of the auxiliary transmission line filters be of any benefit in preventing debris accumulation? Thank you all for your great work in posting. As this gets worse it begins to untorque what is known as the input shaft nut. Start the car, let it run for a few minutes then place it into Reverse then into Drive. I found a 98 trans.
Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, an d mechanic determined that transmission and windshield wiper motor needed to be replaced. I fixed the slamming gears with a new line pressure solenoid. Replace vs Rebuild Some transmission repair shops might offer the option of rebuilding your current valve body instead of replacing with a brand new or remanufactured one. We charge what the job costs. I had the Dexcool in it for the full 5 years and 150k miles plus.
Its cars pack a lot of technology in an affordable package. From belts and cooling system components to fluids and accessories, we carry an extensive product selection to keep your automobile humming like a finely tuned machine. Ok so we have a hard shift and when you put it in reverse it goes into it with a second or two? Or does a bad coil automatically throw a code? Even with a properly shifting transmission the dealer will likely either just wholesale it out or consign it to the back row of cars. Repeat both procedures five times. Consumer shifted vehicle to neutral, then back to first gear to regain control of the vehicle.
The valve body in the S series Saturn is it's weak link. This is not a backyard job,and I would recommend having it done by someone with proper knowledge of the job. I dropped my fluid level some after noticing that when i did the end cover to torque the shaft nuts that i might have added a bit much even tho i checked it but im sure i prolly screwed that up, lol. Its easy to do and the gauge set is cheap the one I have is nice and under 60. That is, when it changes gears it either slams into the next or hesitates then slams. Now I am confused :dizzy: I am more than likely going to have to get the money for a reman valve body. Assumed it was the some valve body crud.
Nice smooth shifts at normal throttle and under hard accelleration it shifts very firm like it should. Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. This repair took me about 2 hours with an extra pair of hands. That's why I'm here lookin. Jan 26, 2010 Sounds like this is an automatic s-series.
Reverse requires full line pressure to engage correctly. The cost of an overhaul kit is about 275-300 and finding any individual clutch assembly parts may be difficult. Eventually this nut will get so loose that you lose reverse completely. I did not have to do that even thou the service manual says you have to. How do I remove the long tube? Click the reputation button near the bottom left corner of this message box. Reputable transmission shop diagnosed problem as hydraulic leaks within transmission.
This job will take you roughly 45min - 1. I replaced one of the solenoids thinking it was specific to a gear but it turns out once i tested the rest it was the line pressure solenoid that was bad. I did both the valve body and an input bolt tightening with was loose. I'm not just saying it because I want to sell you a valve body either. The result is a clean, aerodynamic design with a large cabin and plenty of glass for good visibility. It doesnt sound like a very good one if the reverse delay for over 20 seconds after replacing it. Symptoms are still there but not as bad.
Fixing the valve body is the source, fixing the input shaft nut is fixing the consequences of a bad valve body. Sl2s are a little larger but fit in the hole. Well I replaced the solenoid and the harsh shifting was cured. If the machineries of your car don't get the right amount of fluids that they need, then they wouldn't be able to function properly, or worse, they would malfunction and cause you more trouble in the process. The only coolant passage is at the throttle body, the gaskets failed around the 1 cylinder, the other end of the manifold. I've searched and searched, but cannot find what I'm looking for.