2004 BUICK RENDEZVOUS TRANSMISSION SLIPPING

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  • mark81
  • 2004 Buick Rendezvous

Transmission problem
2004 Buick Rendezvous 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 96000 miles

Recently our Rendezvous has had a problem where when moving from park to drive or when at a stop light the car is VERY sluggish. Eventually it will take of abruptly until the next stop light. I have checked the fluid and there is enough and it doesn't smell " burnt". I have had the transmission serviced every 30,000 miles but have never had the pan pulled off. Is this a repair job for a transmission shop or will it need to be preplaced? We love the car and really want to keep it.

Thanks for any information,
Mark81

Sunday, August 1st, 2010 AT 5:11 PM

1 Answer

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  • rasmataz
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If you feel the transmission is slipping bring it in and have it checked out, otherwise-see below: Lack of acceleration, chugging, hesitating, bogging, misfiring etc. Could be caused by one of the following below: Oxygen sensor.
Catalytic converter.
Fuel injectors dirty/sticking.
Mass airflow sensor/Airflow meter.
Throttle position sensor.
Crankshaft position sensor
Knock sensor
Manifold absolute pressure sensor.
EGR Valve
Fuel pressure regulator leaking or defective fuel pump.
False air leakage.
Fuel contamination.
Foul/defective spark plugs.
Open spark plug wires.
Ignition coil/Coil packs defective.
Incorrect ignition timing.
Cap and rotor.

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it.

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