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When I shift into reverse or drive its a hard shift like a

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When I shift into reverse or drive its a hard shift like a clunk.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: I just replaced the second one in February. This is the third one from a salvage. Had 55000 miles on it. No leaks though and no slipping prior
JA: What is the model of your '53000 Pontiac?
Customer: 2006 g6 gt
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: All I've done is Google stuff. Some forums say the speed sensor?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: It has an oil leak at the housing where the oil filter bolts on the block I believe.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 3 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

please explain your questions.

does the transmission shift and drive well?

does the engine light stay on?if so,can you give me the computer codes?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The light has just come on but it pulled no codes for transmission. Just codes for oxygen sensor or something. It's got an oil leak also by the filter housing
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
The transmission shifts hard into reverse and drive and from all gears it is a hard shift and seems to rev to high before it shifts
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 3 months ago.

IS THE ENGINE IDLE HIGH?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No its normal idle
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Its making a strange noise like a rattle down low. A mechanic friend seems to think the converter has started coming apart inside or something like that
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 3 months ago.

if it is making a noise,i would think your freind is correct,,

perhaps the converter or the transmission fluid pump is damaged..

i would think the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 3 months ago.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ya I hope I can just replace the convertor if possible. It did this before with the old tranny before it went out but it would stop when I would turn the car off and back on. It didn't do it very often and always started acting normal again that's why I was hoping it was just a sensor or something.
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 3 months ago.

i doubt a sensor or solenoid,,

especially sense it does make a noise,

i would think the problem is in fact mechanical

thanks

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 3 months ago.

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