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i have an automatic transmission. i jsut today that sometimes when i accelerate, just as the car shifts i get a small moment where there seems like there is no power then it catches again and continues? happened once before but today happened a few times

is my transmission starting to slip? am i going to need to replace my entire transmission?

too dark out to really check anything tho
 

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Does it do it more warm or cold? How many miles on the car? Have you changed the tranny fluid?

If you have not changed the tranny fluid in quite a while (or never):D . Then I would do a quick drain and fill (not a flush) This will get out about a third of your old tranny fluid. Run it for 1000 miles or so and do it again. In the mean time see if it is getting better or worse.

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well, first at least check the level of fluid, easiest solution.
 

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uh it's got 276000 kilometers on it.. no idea what that is in miles...
i just changed my fluid like... < a year ago
it was warm when this happened (i just drove about 1.5hrs on highway before it acted up)

o yea i checked the fluid. it's full
and from the dim light i had... the fluid was still redish
 

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I have seen trannys with their guts laying in the pan that still ran( don't know how!) and I have seen something as simple as a metal chip or a seal leaking that will cause all kinds of problems. Sometimes I think trannys are like computers, it is not all science there is a little black magic involved!:D
What year is it ? Did you try to pull any codes?

Gary
 
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