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91 MPV transmission problems

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Old 10-02-2007, 06:55 PM
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The transmission squeals when in park, and in drive or reverse the car does not move. We replaced the filter in the tranny, and that fixed the problem for about 3 days.Then the problem came back. I think the torque converter is the problem, but I don't really know. Does anyone else have any ideas or anything? A torque converter change is $950, and the car really isn't worth that much. So this might be the end for it. Thank you for all your help.
 
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:12 AM
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Classic trans failure. The filter clogs with clutch material and starves the pump creating a whining noise and loss of pressure. Replacing the filter gives it pressure again but the filter clogs again quickly. An overhaul is the only cure as well as a new trans cooler as it is contaminated. An aftermarket cooler is the best way to go there.
 
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