1998 Buick century Limited


Old 04-15-03, 11:20 PM
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1998 Buick century Limited

90,000 miles - V6

I just bought this car and have a question.

The transmission 'slips.'
When I put the car in Drive and hit the accelerator pedal, sometimes the car won't go for a moment. The car feels like it is in neutral(rpms go up when I hit accelerator pedal) and then the trans will 'catch' and the car lurches forward. I checked the transmission fluid and it seems to be full.
Any ideas about the cause/fix?

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Old 04-16-03, 04:16 AM
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Unfortunately, the tranny is probably wasted .

What's the condition of the fluid? When was the last time it was changed?

90k on a 1998 vehicle is WAY too many miles.
Old 04-16-03, 02:48 PM
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Thanks for the reply!.
I will take to my mechanic. Is there ANY chance that the trn is not wasted?
Old 04-17-03, 07:54 AM
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Possibly, but you'd have to have it checked out professionally.

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