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I having a little problem with my trans. When its cold i have a hard time getting the trans to go in gear. i have to rev it up a little then it will go in gear. after i start to roll a little it jumps back out and i have to rev it up again to get the trans in gear. the trans is fine when its warm or its warm outside.I replace the trans filter and the fluid is not low.do anyone know whats wrong with my trans
 

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Sounds like the same thing that happened to a C-4 I had once. Took trans apart and it looked like new except one seal was hard as a rock and broke like spaghetti. The car would take off fine in second gear. Don't know much about automatics but replaced the seal and it has been fine ever since.
 

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Is you fluid low? Ironically, I sometimes have the same problem but almost everytime it happens, it's about a quart or so low on tranny fluid.
I'm not sure of that is the reason it does it or not though...
 

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Make sure the fluid is actually full.
If the breather is plugged it will give an incorrect reading.

I have seen the separator plate in the valve body gasket blow
causing this.
The worst scenario is worn piston seals.

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Stuarta on 2/23/06 7:41pm ]</font>
 

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On 2006-02-23 04:38, Stuarta wrote:
Make sure the fluid is actually full.
If the breather is plugged it will give an incorrect reading.

I have seen the separator plate in the valve body gasket blow
causing this.
The worst scenario is worn piston seals.

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Stuarta on 2/23/06 7:41pm ]</font>
I second the seals and fluid level.
Actually, you could also have heat hardened seals, which when warmed up, return to their somewhat pliable/elastic state.
 
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