TS-06, Troubleshooting - Automatic Transmission

Introduction

This troubleshooting guide is intented to help identify and repair automatic transmission problems. The following is a list of problem symptoms discussed in this guide:

Transmission slips, shifts are irratic, upshifts take too long, or car will not move in forward or reverse.

Possible Causes
Checks
Procedure
ATF Level Low Check level in transaxle reservoir and add fluid as necessary. N/A
Stuck main pressure control valve. Remove and clean valve. N/A
Transaxle Internal Problems Remove transaxle and have professionally rebuilt. N/A

Transmission will not downshift with acclerator pedal fully depressed.

Possible Causes
Checks
Procedure
Transaxle throtte cable out of adjustment. Adjust cable. N/A

Clark's Garage 1998