Just went for a drive, the car seems to not remember how to change gears?! In D, on the first change it revs up to about 5000 before it figures out it needs to change, and the changes after that arevery sloppy, not 'exact' as they should be.
What should I do to rectify this? I was pulling the dash apart yesterday, but I put everything back together properly, so I doubt that would have any bearing on it.
Here's a quick way to find out if it's stuffed or not, take off the oil pan underneath, and see if theres any metal pieces in the pan. If there is, your box is stuffed. It rarely is anything else, but if there is no metal in the pan, then get it checked out, it must be something else.
well i'm hoping it's not THAT bad! I'm fairly sure the bands may just need adjusting, cos the car is driving absolutely perfect, no weird sounds or anything coming from the trans or anywhere else, just that the gear shifts are coming a lot later than they should be.
I'll go for a band adjustment and full fluid flush+change first, then see what happens, but I'm pretty sure that will fix it, its been getting gradually worse for a while now.
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