It is definetly unbelievable how a car at 60,000 miles already needs a new transmission and it has been well taken care of. The Astro was a rear-wheel drive van manufactured by General Motors and sold under the Chevrolet nameplate. A small amount of fluid can be held in the torque converter, meaning your transmission was not completely emptied. Therefore, some codes may not set in a service bay operational mode and may require road testing vehicle in order to duplicate condition under which code will set. Thanks My car has 230000 miles. Overfilling your transmission can cause damage. Allow approximately 20 minutes to pass to ensure the fluid is completely drained.
Transmission oil does not burn off like engine oil does. I have such an awful time i can't even go from one side of town to another without a problem and i feel if this is a known problem by the distributor after you have followed the better than guidelines for service. To confirm this diagnosis, I recommend a by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs. If your fluid was much lower than that, you have a leak. Transmission fluid not leaking and has no burn smell. Some codes require operation of affected sensor or switch for 5 seconds; others may require operation for 5 minutes or longer at normal operating temperature, road speed and load.
And the insurance want cover it Chevy should get involved and offer a solution. Vehicle should not be driven for extended periods in limp-in mode. This mode will keep vehicle operational and allow it to be driven, with reduced transmission function and performance, to a repair facility. Been driving vehicle for a couple of months without reverse and haven't noticed any decline in any forward gears. If the transmission fluid is black or too dark, you may have an internal transmission problem. Where is that trans fuse I've seen mentioned; nothing shown on the fused box door? Am able to shift all forward gears manually and they're all there.
Everything works fine except the trans won't shift out of first gear. . Either the reverse boost or body valve? This could be caused by several components in this clutch, all of which will require removal and disassembly of the transmission to repair. If the reading is within the specified guidelines, don't add anymore. The van I can't drive for over 30 minues or so before it starts doing that.
Replace the drain plug and lower the vehicle. The maximum capacity is 11. Transmission problem 1997 Chevy Truck Two Wheel Drive Automatic 130000 miles I just bought a 1997 Chevy C2500 Truck 5. I'm thinking it's possible that the problem is a valve. The worst of all they don't want to cover it under warranty. Unlike many newer vehicles, the Astro has a transmission dipstick in the engine bay and a drain plug underneath, which makes servicing your transmission at home simple.
Locate the transmission dipstick in the engine bay and use the funnel to add transmission fluid. Non-related transmission component system failure may cause this circuit fuse to fail. Locate the transmission drain plug and let the fluid completely drain into the pan. Check the level before adding the final quart; the cold level reading will be different from the hot reading. All forward gears work without slippage. Chevrolet recommends servicing your transmission at least once every 30,000 miles. Inspect the fluid; transmission fluid should always have a red tint.
I looked at all of the ones in the fuse box and none were found blown. My car has an automatic transmission. . . . . .
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