Transmission slipping

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Asked by Guru7S982 Jun 11, 2020 at 06:17 PM about the 2008 Saturn VUE XR V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought this Saturn Vue 2008 and
my cat is randomly jerking , slipping
and won't go over 30 or 40. I need help
the lady I bought this car from said it
was just replaced and I had all fluids
drained and refilled. I really need help I
have sunk over 1,000 in this car the
lady said it was just fine!I've replace a
Cadillac converter the purge valve as
well as the braking system! Please
please help me!  Am single mom and
this is my only car!

5 Answers

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Sorry, but the lady who you bought it from was not trustworthy. Have a mechanic diagnose it, but once a transmission starts slipping, it's time to replace. Transmissions are not something that you can normal DIY even if you wrench on cars. if you can, find a shop to install a used transmission to keep the cost down.

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I have taken it to shops they keep saying that there's no codes coming from the transmission! Idk what to think!

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16,320

This could be an engine issue making you Think the transmission is slipping. Have you checked engine codes for a misfire? Cleaned throttle body, IAC, throttle position sensor, MAF sensors can cause issues like this. Just to name a few.

16,320

Check fuel pressure. Fuel pump starting to go has these symptoms.

16,320

Any type of fuel delivery. Clogged injectors or wiring issue to injector. I said misfire in earlier post. Check codes and see if you have a bad coil on plug.

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