Mechanics

CHEVY STARTING PROBLEM

2000 Chevrolet Astro • 6 cylinder 4WD Automatic • 145,000 miles

2000 chevy astro 145K, I have a problem every morning just after I start the engine. First 30minutes gear change is very slow and not smooth when it is stop[ and go mode. After 30 minutes everything is fine.
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JayN
May 24, 2011.



It could be a sticking valve in the valve body but with that many miles, I wouldn't suggest flushing it. You need to get a professional inspection and opinion from a transmission shop.

Wrenchtech
May 24, 2011.