back again 91 geo / no third gear


Old 04-03-06, 12:35 PM
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back again 91 geo / no third gear

hello again,
i got the manual for the mx-17 and did an r/r. the valves have all been cleaned and all went well. i noticed that the direct-solenoid is cracked and the "ball" may not seat all the way.
i did re-assemble anyway and still have the same problem.
i find that the direct solenoid is rather "pricey" and need to know if a "stuck open" condition on that part would cause no shift into third. reverse works fine so i thought that that part was ok , but i know that the 2nd to third valve is moving ok now
any thoughts ?
here was my old post
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Old 04-07-06, 11:38 AM
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Location: Orange County, NY
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Lightbulb 91 geo metro tranny problem(s)

I have 3 questions.
1.) Are you in reasonable towing distance of Orange County, NY?
2.) Will an 86 Chevy Sprint 5 speed tranny and clutch fit in a 91 Geo Metro and replace the A/T with no hassle?
3.) Are you willing to take a towable vehicle off my hands to get yourself a bunch of free spare parts?
Old 04-07-06, 09:07 PM
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sorry, no thanks

sorry .. answer to all three is no
i'm in the chicago area.
Old 04-09-06, 08:53 PM
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fixed !!!

all's well that ends well.
the d.c.c. solenoid WAS bad. all gears working and i'm as happy as a clam

was getting about 26 mpg with an automatic that only had 1st and second.
can't wait to see what the milage will be now


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