1995 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS CIERA AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SLIPS

  • Tiny
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  • 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 94,500 miles

1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera mileage: 94,500. This car was purchased as a dealer demo. I have changed the trans fluid and filter at least  three times. The transmission fluid has a tendency to turn black quickly, but the transmission never acted up until recently. It suddenly started to lose power, so I had the transmission fluid and filter changed again. After that, the fluid once again went quickly to black, the transmission developed a hesitation while shifting, and it began to leak fluid. Now the transmission "slams" into gear somewhat when I shift into reverse or when I let off the gas pedal and then accelerate again. Any thoughts on what the problem could be or possible solutions?

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 AT 1:16 AM

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  • Tiny
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Believe that the transmission may be failing in your car. Fluid that turns black quickly, would indicate excessive heat caused by the clutch packs slipping in the transmission.

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Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 AT 1:18 AM

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