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No reverse. shifting odd, No leaks,2005 never touched, Grand…

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No reverse. shifting odd ...

No reverse. shifting odd

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?

No leaks,2005 never touched

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Pontiac?

Grand Prix

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

No haven't done anything yet

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

All for now

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Pontiac
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Pontiac Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hi Im David thanks for visiting the site. Your vehicle is 11-12 years old and should have had the transmission fluid and filter replaced every 3 years. I would recommend, starting the vehicle, letting it warm up, pulling the dipstick and checking the tranny fluid to make sure its at the full mark, a nice reddish color and doesnt smell burnt

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Transmission fluid and level is good
Pontiac Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

ok, then the transmission control module will need to be scanned for fault codes. Transmission faults wont turn on the check engine light normally and must be scanned with a scan tool that has transmission capabilities. a generic coded reader will not pull these codes.

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Pontiac Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

hows it going?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Haven't looked yet but on the right path. Won't be too long and get back to it. Will let you know! Thanks Paul
Pontiac Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

ok, please keep me posted.

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