CAR WAS OVERFILLED WITH TRANSMISSION FLUID NOW CAR NEEDS NEW TRANSMISSION

  • Tiny
  • jojov
  • 2002 Kia Rio
  • 76,000 miles

Mechanic changed trans pan overfilled car with trans fluid then car would not go in gear Now need new transmission can over filling cause this

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 12:31 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Normally the transmission will blow it out the filler tube, how far was it driven and how over full was it?

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 12:49 PM
  • Tiny
  • jojov
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Over filled by 1 gal or more driven 2hrs before car started having problems

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 3:15 PM
  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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OK, I do feel that this will be the responsibility of the repairer, this is something that you will have to take up with them, but I doubt that they will accept liability with out a fight.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 AT 10:02 PM

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