Transmission Questions And Answers


1997 Chevy Venture Van Transmission code P1870
Was clunking on accelerated left turn but topped up tranny fluid and it quit...seems to shift normally. Please advise what a code 1870 may be...van seems to be running and shifting properly..check engine light is on.

Trans Won't Go Forward But will Reverse
When I put the transmission it into Reverse it drives normally, but when I shift it into Drive and I press on the accelerator, the engine idles faster but the car has a harder time driving and starts moving slowly and then picks up speed. While I keep my foot on the gas and I switch from Drive to 3, I feel slightly more power, and when I move the selector gear from 3 to 2 or 1, the car starts moving.

2004 Malibu Checking Transmission Fluid
leaking & when i remove the cap to check has no dip stick should i be able to see fluid through the opening when hot. I but 2 quarts in but still don't see fluid.

GMC Trans Shutters
Transmission shudders going from reverse to drive when cold. After it warms up some it doesn't do it as bad if at all. It has started to slip in reverse and forward gears, usually at slower speeds, around corners or starting uphill. It was starting to act up prior to a filter and fluid change about 3,000 miles ago.

SES Codes p0753 p0740
I need to know what these codes mean and what should I expect to pay to get the van fixed? Can I drive it? What will happen if I did? Please advise.

Oldsmobile P1811 Transmission Component Slipping
slipping when shifting from 1st to 2nd gear.O.K. After warms up. I took it to a transmission dealer and the code was P1811. They said they would have to do a software rebuild clutches and whatever else. Will tis take care of the problem? NO check engine lite came on ever.

Chevy Blazer Transmission Problems
Had the trans replaced on my Blazer but it still only has first and second gear. Mechanic said a fuse is blowing for the shift solenoids.

Pontiac Pressure Control Solenoid Location
Where is the transmission control solenoid located on the transmission?

Question: have a 2001 4x4 5.3 1/2 ton truck when i make turns only hesitates going after turn.
 Answer: If you are sure it is an engine hesitation, pull on the harnesses under the hood to see if you can get it to act up. May be a loose connection somewhere. May also be carbon in the throttle. Suggest a cleaning.

Should you use a used low-speed sensor in a 1991 Plymouth Voyager 3.3 transmission?
 Whenever possible, use a NEW part. Especially with an electrical sensor.

I have a 99 Chevy Monte Carlo 3.1V6 I'm getting a P1860 error code! Where exactly is the TCC PWM Solenoid located?
 The TCC solenoid is located in the side cover of the trans. along with the other shift solenoids. Big job to get to. Support engine and trans with fixtures, lower the left side of the frame, disconnect th steering rack, etc. Then lower the engine / trans. low enough to get cover off.

What is code po752.
 P0752 is a problem with the 1 - 2 shift solenoid valve.

2003 Oldsmobile Alero where is the shift solenoid ?
 There are several shift control solenoids in the transmission. They are located behind the side cover, on the valve body.

I have a 1999 Chevy Silverado that when i accelerate it hesitates rpms go up but does not shift into passing gear what would cause this?
 If the RPM's go up and hesitates, this is usually caused by an ignition system problem. Check spark plugs, plug wires, cap and rotor.

1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue shifts smoothly until the engine reaches operating temperature. Then it hesitates between gears. Also, was working fine until I had my AC repaired. They had to remove the dash and console to fix it. The trouble started after the repair of the AC.
 That repair would have nothing to do with the way the trans shifts. I would suspect the trans is failing and needs to be removed and repaired or replaced.

I have a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, I hit a bump in the road next thing i know my car doesn't go out of first gear. I have codes p0753 po758 P1860. I didn't notice a leak or any other visible issues.
 Those are all transmission codes. You could have possibly jarred something loose, such as the connector at the transmission, or broke some of the wiring. It's possible that when you hit the bump you have also broken something inside the transmission. Either way, it would need to be looked at by a technician.

How many quarts of transmission fluid do i need if i am changing my filter.
 That depends on what type of vehicle and what type of transmission. But, in general, start with adding 4 quarts and re-check when engine is idling and hot.

Where is the transmission solenoid for 98 Buick Riviera sc 3800 located.
 Transmission solenoids are located in the valvebody of the trans. That is behind the side cover.

I hit a bump while driving out of a parking lot. About a half mile down the road my traction light came then my car started pulling. Got to a red light and it stalled was pushed into another parking lot. i saw fluid on the ground(dark) .Will not go into D or R.
 Check for damage to the transmission pan ans see if that is what is leaking. Also check for damage to speed sensor wiring at the bottom of the control arms.

i have a 1996 Nissan Pathfinder that i bought used. The transmission was working perfect until i drove it for about an hour non stop and now the o/d light flashes 16 times when i turn the ignition on and the check engine light has come on. When i try to drive it, it will go into second gear and will not come back out
 A flashing overdrive light on your Nissan means that there is an internal problem in the transmission. That is confirmed by the way it is shifting. You need to have the computer scanned for codes. The problem may be as simple as a shift solenoid, or more expensive like needing to be removed and hard parts replaced.


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