2001 Holden Frontera Repair Question
Asked on June 18, 2012
Vehicle retards when going over a bump and when accelerating from low speeds. A wiring connections have been checked by mechanic.
Vehicle started losing power while towing camper trailer 11k from Moura Qld. RACQ drove vehicle to garage then tested automatic transmission and said it is stuffed. They had a 2nd hand transmission delivered and took 4 days to instal it. Tubes were different sizes because it was a later model??? The test drive reveled a retarding when accelerating from slow speeds and an error message saying a coil pack was faulty. The next day there were no error messages but now the retarding occurs when going over a bump. The mechanic has checked all wiring connections. He now wants me to drive it to a transmission specialist at Rockhampton to have him check it. We have been stuck in the Moura caravan park for 17 days. The cost of the transmission was to be about $5000 with a 1 year warranty. This extra work is frightening. The vehicle is only worth about $9000.
Asked by wallner