Re: Who knows about 42RE transmissions?

From: Michael Maskalans (
Date: Thu Apr 15 2004 - 00:14:36 EDT

On Apr 14, 2004, at 22:07, steve preston wrote:

> The other day,I did a U-turn in a parking lot,and lost
> drive for about three seconds. Then,it banged into
> gear at about 1500 rpm,and took off. Then the next
> day,it lost drive for about a second as I pulled off
> of my road onto the highway.
> It has not "slipped" out
> anymore,but as I`m cruising down the road I *think* I
> can feel something,like it is wanting to slip or
> downshift,just ever so slightly. What should I do?

sounds to me like your bands are a ways out of adjustment. I'd do
fluid change/filter/band adjust if I were you.

if you're worried about horror stories, take it to a dealer you trust.
if they don't know what they're doing, no one does.

my non-transmission expert 2 cents,

Mike Maskalans            <>
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