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OMG...so my friend... #190896 Jun 2, 11:48pm Jun 2, 11:48pm
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OMG...so my friend...
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i have an 1987 celica and for some reason it just started red-lining at 60km/h and wont go any faster, i checked the trans fluid and it is low so i am assuming that is the problem, i have the dexron III but i dont know how to drain the old fluid and fill it w/ the new. can someone tell me how PLZ??

or post links to help this problem! thanks guys

Re: OMG...so my friend... [Re: 10celica10] #190897 Jun 3, 9:52am Jun 3, 9:52am
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Just top it off to the "HOT" level line on the dipstick while the motor is hot idleing in nuetral or take it to a professional, Like a jiffy lube will only charge $50 or so for a tranny service and you'll get a filter and fluid change. I could tell you how to do it yourself but this can be screwed up pretty easily and I wouldn't want this on my consience. grin


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Re: OMG...so my friend... [Re: CID498] #190898 Jun 3, 12:15pm Jun 3, 12:15pm
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i can not take my car to a professional because i do not have the money and i do not want to burn the engine by driving it, its almost a constant red-line while i drive it.

i am able to follow instructions proporly and easily, plz tell me how to do this myself smile

thnx

Re: OMG...so my friend... [Re: Jaxus] #190899 Jun 3, 12:21pm Jun 3, 12:21pm
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OK first of all you gotta get fluid in that thing before you burn up the bands in the torque converter!! If you've already done this and it is still slipping bad you may have already burned 'em.


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Re: OMG...so my friend... [Re: CID498] #190900 Jun 5, 1:23am Jun 5, 1:23am
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ok, i've changed the fluid, the old stuff was black and smelly, and it never shifted through all the gears proporly while in drive, now its brand new fluid and the Performance HAS improved BUT it still wont shift through all the gears, i beleive it gets stuck in 2nd until is stop, like if im going 60km and let go of the gas it INSTANTLY drops to .5 rpm instead of slowly and smoothly dropping like it use to.

wat the hell is wrong w/ this god damn thing!?!?!?

Re: OMG...so my friend... [Re: Jaxus] #190901 Jun 5, 6:20am Jun 5, 6:20am
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Sounds like you burned up your transmission. I would find a good trans shop and have them check it out. This is going to cost you money... Good luck

Re: OMG...so my friend... [Re: LoFlyer] #190902 Jun 5, 9:22am Jun 5, 9:22am
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wait so it's auto? and it shifts at redline?

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