Just replaced the Trans Oil and filter and also drained the
Torque Converter. It seemed like the torque converter just
didn't want to fill. I followed the Haynes manual and let
it high idle for a while and it still didn't want to fill.
So I moved it through the gears and it seemed to take a
little but not much. After about 30min of this trying the
series over and over and one one occasion just before
the converter starting taking more oil smelling
burned oil and a little smoke from the fill tube it finally
took. I was wondering if there is anyone out there who can
tell me what happened so I'll know what to do next time?
This time I almost felt like I wasn't going to get the trans
running again. It is shifting great now and fixed the chattering
that I was having around 35-40mph. The old oil looked black
and had been setting in the car unused
for 2 years. The car has 141K miles with the AODE trans.
Also, If you know what would cause it to down shift on the
interstate would be great too. I haven't experianced it
yet with the oil changed but I did before the oil change.
This car had been idle for 2 years with a bad oil pump!
Thanks in Advance
Likely the MLPS which can make the tranny do lots of wierd stuff.
Take a peek at:
When mine went out, it was like I'd shifted to neutral while traveling
30-70 mph. It's external to the trans, not too hard to replace.
"Mit der Dummheit kaempfen Goetter selbst vergebens!"
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