Jan 6, 2007
1988 Acura Legend 130,000 miles I have had this problem for quite some time now. The car has been broken down for over a year, because nobody wants to touch it. The reverse went out first then it just wouldn't go at all. Someone put Lucas and new trans fluid in and it went into first but would shift past first. I was told it could be and most likely is the transmission filter, but also that this type of car requires transmission disassembly to change the filter and this is where the problem lies. I have called every mechanic in town possible and they either don't want to deal with it, or don't know how. NOBODY will work on it. I was told by National transmission that a gunky filter wouldn't make it stop shifting and that it is most likely a transmission solenoid. He says these types of cars have external solenoids that tend to go out alot. Is this true? I have looked in owners and repair manuals and have found nothing about transmission solenoids, actually nothing about transmission at all really except to rebuild one. Everyone is completely stumped and I am ready to give up. Is there an easier fix to this problem? Also we noticed that the transmission fluid is disappearing but there are no visible leaks. Is it possible that it is going into the radiator?
have the same problem?
Friday, January 5th, 2007 AT 9:46 PM