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I have the unhappy opportunity to request for comments from this list,
regarding the 1985 5000s transmission.
Yes my daughter was driving it to work( imagine violins playing mournfully
in the background) and while taking a corner, form a dead stop at an
intersection, the car(as she reported it) "BLEW UP". it seems that the car
made a really big ugly noise, the engine rpm went over 6000 and then
stopped. @$$$!!!&???? We had it towed home and after recharging the
battery (the emergency lights were left on) it started up nicely. I checked
the fluid levels (we just had the oil changed and the differential level
checked) and all was well. I put it in gear (3 speed auto) and got about
30 feet away when the big ugly noise began again!!! it sounded like gears
ripping the teeth off each other it truly was UGLY.
Can anybody tell me what to suspect and how much expense to anticipate?
I'll have to sell another body organ to pay for it uh? Perhaps I should
have kept my brain instead of selling it to get the car. It has 90,000
Miles on it and except for a dent where a tree branch fell on it last month
it is in great shape ... well used to be anyhow :-((