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Aug
28
comment What to do when a mechanic can't reproduce possible transmission problems?
Over the past month I continued to experience this problem on the freeway with increasing frequency. Solution #3 worked almost without fail. I sought some input from a couple of different shops and chose the one who agreed it could be a computer or sensor problem. Fortunately they were able to replicate the problem by this point. Turns out it was a turbine speed sensor that needed to be replaced. I am happy I posted here because I had a better sense of what could be wrong, and this helped me narrow down my choices and find a great mechanic in my area. Thanks again!
Jul
12
comment What to do when a mechanic can't reproduce possible transmission problems?
I looked at the maintenance record again from when the transmission was last inspected and it was indeed brought in specifically for "no OD." There was a "scan test" in addition to multiple test drives. I also remember the seller saying that the second time he encountered this problem he tried #3 with success (like me). I sadly had to read about the Hold button in the owner's manual, but now that I know where it is and what it does, I will also try #2. This is very helpful, thank you! :)