Originally Posted by Bocyfus
sorry, my question i guess is this normal ? and what should i check into before i get bent over a barrel? You answered the bent over part about having everything tightended up..... It slips usually in first and second....ala stop signs take off and maybe into second gear. If i asked the shop to tighten it up will they do that?
I've been to a very reputable local tranny shop about the same issue (a family owned biz that's been around for a few decades). While I'm sure the owner could've made up anything just to get some business, he didn't. He even took it for a several-mile-long test drive just to make me feel better.
He explained that this was common among that family of trannys and not a repair issue. It's just the way the tranny operates. He saw it as a design flaw. The way he put it...it takes a little longer for them to "warm up" in the morning and on cold days. If the problem goes away after warm up, you know there's nothing wrong. If it's still there, then there's another issue in play.
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