[V8] Newbie with Transmission woes need input from the pros
knotnook at traverse.com
Thu Oct 28 20:01:30 EDT 2004
Besides the things Ingo mentioned, there also could be bad motor/tranny
mounts. Do you feel jerking, or is it just a rapid thudding noise? Could
also be exhaust hangars lettiing exhaust bang on something.
At 06:49 PM 10/28/2004 -0400, Tdehoff at aol.com wrote:
>I have a 1990 V8 that has developed what I believe is a transmission problem.
> What is happening is this. Under moderate to heavy acceleration there is a
>shuddering of the car while it is in low gear. I almost want to describe it
>as a slipping sensation but I don't feel any loss of acceleration. If you
>off with a very light foot you do not feel it.
>There are 50,000 miles on a new transmission, the ATF level is fine and it
>does not have any odor to it.
>What are the commonly known issues with the Automatic transmission in these
>cars? I am constructing a test light to pull the codes. I guess I like to
>hear what the most common aliments that people experience with the
>1986 VW synchro with 300K+
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