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Slow to shift into 3rd. 20 yrs, no leaks just changed fluid.

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Slow to shift into...

Slow to shift into 3rd

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

20 yrs, no leaks just changed fluid

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Toyota?

97

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

Slips in 3rd, no O/D

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Transmission Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 10 months ago
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
OK
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Im here
Transmission Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 10 months ago

Because you already changed the fluid it will be hard to determine if the fluid shows signs of slipping and or burning, but you can still smell it for a burnt smell . What I would do at this moment is to drop the transmission pan and look for any particles in the bottom such as clutch material and metal particles. The next thing to do is have a pressure test done. But either way if it is noticably slipping and RPM flares up between shifts that usually indicates the transmission is pooched.

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Transmission Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 10 months ago

Is there anything else I can answer for you let me know as I want to leave you satisfied.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
There was metal filings in pan
1st & 2nd tight
3rd slips
clutches in 3rd ?
Transmission Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 10 months ago

thats what it sounds like but you can confirm this with an active test on the trans

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