WHEN IN OVERDRIVE AT SPEEDS OF 5570 VEHICLE ...

  • Tiny
  • edwardhostetler
  • 1986 Buick Electra
  • 128,000 miles

When in overdrive at speeds of 55-70 vehicle shifts up and down rapidly(chugging like effect)when put manually into drive this does not occur. What causes this and how do I correct the problem.

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 AT 11:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,555 posts

The torque converter is either worn out or has a bad solenoid.

Royt

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 AT 12:51 AM
  • Tiny
  • edwardhostetler
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How hard is it to replace the solenoid and how can you tell if it is the torque converter or the solenoid. Thank you.

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Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 AT 3:51 PM

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