On my 1999 Pontiac grand am the transmission is slipping in first gear what has to be done?
you need to change the fluid. my 99 grand am does that, it feels like you're shifting a manual from 1st to 2nd.
it means that transmission is about to quit working that's what I was told by a transmission shop that if the engine temperature doesn't get up to normal then a torq converter sensor will cause the converter to kick in and out, making it seem like the tranny is slipping. But, can anyone elaborate on this? thanks. lghall
On my 1997 Grand Cherokee Limited, you could feel the slip - especially after backing up first thing in the morning and then shifting into Drive. My dad has a 1995 and he had slip issues too. The fix was simple for both Jeeps - check the transmission fluid level. As little as one pint of lost fluid can make the transmission start slipping. It seems like such a small amount given the capacity of…