AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WILL NOT ENGAGE. FLUID APPEARS DARK ALMOST BURNT.

  • Tiny
  • Dossperado
  • 1989 GMC C2500
  • 200,000 MILES

Checked fluid (dark) no metal shavings in pan. I'm at a loss any ideas? How can you trouble shoot the pumps? IE Torque Converter and Tranny

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Saturday, September 17th, 2011 AT 1:57 AM

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You will have to get the transmission checked first hand by a trans tech, this is sounding like it is slipping badly and there may be other internal faults, the dark smelly oil is constant with slipping clutches in the transmission.

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