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Tranny Help Please

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by bluepearlintegragsr, Feb 21, 2003.

  1. bluepearlintegragsr

    bluepearlintegragsr Member

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    alright, about 3 weeks ago i was bored and so i changed all the fluids in my car, including the tranny fluid. both auto zone and oreillys told me to put 10w-30 motor oil in it, i thought it sounded weird b/c well its not tranny oil but i figured they would know, the tranny holds 2 quarts and i got probably about 1 and 1/4 of a quart in. so i put it in and then about a week later i went on a trip about 2 hours away and when i got up into the city i would have to stop alot and when i would stop and then try to go again it wouldnt go in gear. but when it would go in gear i had to practically jam it into 2nd and start off in 2nd, not first . then on the way home it would shift normal but everytime i would go into 3rd it would grind hardcore. then the next morning when i got up and went to school it was perfect, it shifted more smother then it ever has before. and its been perfect for the past 2 weeks until today. it is doing the same damn thing again so i dont know what is wrong. my best guess is that i need to finish filling it up. i mean i know thats it but i was just wondering if it could have anything to do w/ my clutch. and no its not my slave or master cylinder b/c i replaced those about 1 month ago so they are still good. but if someone could just help me out that would be great.
    cody
     
  2. solblu

    solblu Senior Member

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    Ok why would you drive it without filling the tranny?
    You need to fill it, 10-30 is OK, add some marvel mystery oil with it. OR drain it and replace with Honda MTF, it's good stuff.
     
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