In Conclusion Hopefully this article has given you the info you need to be able to say that the issue affecting your automatic transmission is an electrical issue or an internal issue that requires an overhaul. You can pull the codes and get it. By troubleshooting the transmission yourself, you may find that the problem can be fixed by yourself and could save you a lot of money in mechanics fees. It removes all of the torque converters multiplication factor and increases drivetrain efficiency. Once in 3rd, it shifts normally and smoothly into 4th. Why is it that the automotive manufacturers today will not repair their engineered screwups at their expense, like they should be responsible to do? I have seen cases where the vehicle had a solenoid or transmission sensor issue, along with a specific transmission trouble code and a bad shift solenoid or bad transmission sensor. Low Transmission Fluid Signs Transmission Not Locking in Overdrive The 4L60E and 4L80E both have torque converters that lock.
I didn't know that a truck would go that fast in 4low. The truck has been to the dealer,dealer can not give reason why the truck does this or has been able to repair it. The transmission has slipped recording a slip code in the transmission. After 2 days in the dealership they stated nothing is wrong, and will not investigate any further. They state it is a problem with the computer programming which has the transmission pulling off in second gear instead of first and they have no solution for this problem, just keep driving. Then I'm sure that it will be fixed properly. There are a few ways to find out if this is the case in your particular case like checking for sediment and metal shavings in the pan as you're replacing the shift solenoids.
After stopping the truck will raise rpms, but not move, then drop into gear. I will not drive the vehicle any longer after this scary incident. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Did I smoke my friction plates? The children could hit the shift lever and move it out of park permitting the vehicle to move. If you are unable to diagnose the problem, you will need to have it looked at by a certified automotive repair technician. There isn't one answer for this topic.
The truck functioned fine before all of this. This sediment is the friction material that has fallen off the friction discs which are located inside the transmission. If I roached the gear, I would have found metal in the oil pan and fluid, but there was none. Last april, I had the transmission fluid and filter replaced at an arizona service station, then I drove to minnesota, during the trip, I notices the transmission slipping, I took it to a chevrolet dealership in minnesota for repair, they rebuilt the transmission and said the problem was that the filter was missing, the service station argues that the missing filter did not cause the problem, whos is right? I recently bought a 2003 Silverado at auction. I drove it home from the auction house about 30 miles and it ran like a champ, no shifting issues whatsoever. You should want this to be the problem. Has been presented to dealer four times five but once did not even look at and can not duplicate problem.
For a complete list of recalls, check this list out from. He did change the transmission oil because the old one was pretty dirty any help would help My email is vamp121970 yahoo. The truck had been sitting for a while so I decided to give it a good tune up including a transmission service. Chevrolet would not help on either one. Vehicle finally stopped when shifted into park.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2003 Silverado is 724 while the average number of problems reported for the 22 model years of the Chevrolet Silverado is 387. Ford has the 2011-13 problem of their trannys down shifting from 6th gear to 1st-can you spell trashed at 65 mph. This can be done without depressing the brake pedal. It may be but is less likely that the sun shell went bad as well. While some are common, if a lot are present, it may indicate sever wear. That makes taking off much better on the transmission.
How Can I Tell If It's Internal Transmission Damage? Date is of first incident. Most of the advice and information is applicable to the two automatic transmissions that came in almost all these trucks. Sure enough, the filter had fallen out and was just laying in the pan. I've taken it to two dealerships for the problem with the transmission. At higher mileages,150,000 the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. AutoZone, or any other parts store will be able to help you with this for free. After five years, most of the issues with these trucks had been worked out.
A momentary torque reversal in their drivetrain while the vehicle is moving in forward gears is a normal condition? Runs fine for a while then without warning can re-appear. Once also to dealer because brake petal went to floor while stopped at intersection - was told this was a normal function of the anti-lock braking system. Immediately called dealership, and gm. If you have more details or questions. I'm wondering if I did any serious damage to the transmission by driving it around for a few miles without a filter in there.