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Randall. I have a 2008 Saturn VUE XR 3.6. It run great but…

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Randall. I have a 2008 Saturn VUE XR 3.6. It run great but recently gave a P0752 code. The first place check was the fluid and it was very low almost 3 Qts! The leak is not bad but the result of 200,000 miles of not changing or checking the fluid (Ok, already mad at myself for that). Corrected the fluid level and the code appeared again after a couple days of driving very well. The trans shop said a new transmission ($4500). That will not happen due to miles on the vehicle. I am willing to try some other things first. Filter; got one before I found out how hard it is to change. Drain and Fill; Think that is a try but concern about the problems new fluid can give. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the color and consistency of the fluid? And where exactly are you finding it?

The fluid is pink. It is on the vehicle and often only enough to make a small drop if that.

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

Correcting the fluid level. After resetting the code the VUE ran very well but again went into a FailSafe before driving 100 miles.

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

If there are other problems which can cause the error I would like to explore them too.

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Transmission Mechanic: Mike V., Technician replied 21 days ago

First off, how is the transmission shifting? Can you tell there is a problem with it or no?

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Transmission Mechanic: Mike V., Technician replied 21 days ago

It is very unlikely a new filter and fluid is going to help this situation. You will likely have to replace the 1-2 shift solenoid. Another thought would be to fit it with a used transmission to save a whole lot of money.

HERE is a link to the process for replacing the solenoid. I mean it's quite likely the issue is varnish in the solenoid. I wouldn't count out having a transmission fluid flush done to try and help as well.

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