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#623 of 631 Re: oil change [jeffyscott]
Oct 27, 2010 (2:45 pm)
I never had a spin on leak but I fought with a few cartridge types and was very happy to convert my 327 Chevy to a spin on!
#624 of 631 Re: oil change [richardson]
Oct 27, 2010 (2:47 pm)
Now isn't that funny.
Cartridge systems were such a pain in the 50's and 60's cars that they made conversion to spin on units and now they are doing this once again??
Feb 10, 2011 (8:21 pm)
92 Buick regal Limited 3.8 engine, 140,000 miles. shifting odd. When going up hill it wants to shift up in gear,ie. from 4th to overdrive . Don't know what history is . would flushing trans. fluid and new filter hurt. Dealer say they would not recomend. and recomendations???
#626 of 631 Re: congostarter001 [congostarter]
by Mr_Shiftright HOST
Feb 11, 2011 (7:46 am)
Pretty hard to diagnose transmission ills from this distance. Just a WAG--I would scan the car for any transmission trouble codes. Maybe a faulty shift solenoid or maladjusted throttle valve cable. You'd have to investigate how the transmission gets its speed/load information.
#627 of 631 Re: congostarter001 [congostarter]
Feb 11, 2011 (7:52 am)
How long has it been since the last transmission service? I wouldn't "flush" it under any circumstances though. Just change the filter and fluid in the pan. If the filter is very dirty it can cause a load of problems.