I have a 1997 Grand Caravan 6 cyl “Sport" edition with 80K miles.
It has two problems (yes only two), both are with the transmission:
1. The transmission has a “small" leak which started about 2 years ago. It takes about 24fl ounces of transmission fluid (Lucas Transmission Fix – one bottle) every 8 to 10 weeks, depending on outside temperature.
2. The car need to “warm up" in the morning between 8 minutes (during moderate to warm weather) and 15 minutes (during cold weather – below 40F) for the transmission to operate properly. Without the warm-up period the transmission will slip or not engage into any gear until the car is warmed up. After the initial warm-up the transmission with operate very well without slippage all day without any problems.
So, what do you think? If I have the transmission serviced – what type of service does the transmission need and at approximately at what cost? Any recommendations on where to get the work done?
have the same problem?
Sunday, April 25th, 2010 AT 6:45 PM