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2003 mdx tranny slips periodically under load. 2003 Acura…

2003 mdx tranny slips...

2003 mdx tranny slips periodically under load.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model of your car?

2003 Acura MDX 3.5 ltr

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your ZDX yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing yet

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Just looking for a place to start

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes

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1/13/2018
john -aka eauto
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is the engine light on? any codes? how many miles on the vehicle? hows the fluid level and condition?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Not sure as it as vehicle i’m Considering purchasing

well plan on worst case ... if it slips under load that point to internal failure... plan on transmission replacement..

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Shifts but slips periodically the seller is telling me pressure sensor need replacing? Or is that a load of BS?

thats bs

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if it was a simple fix he would have fixed it

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Kind of what I was thinking
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
K thank you...sounds like a vehicle to avoid.

yea slipping under load is internal pressure loss...which is generally worn clutch plates

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hope you can rate my service 5 star

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
In summary replace tranny...

yup...which will likley cost more then the mdx

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks John I will give you the 5 star rating��
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