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Old 05-28-08, 09:46 PM
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it seems like it stalling out for a sec it revs up.then jolts. it doesn't happend in my sc its smooth all the way. the ES should be the same.

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Just to straighten this out (for myself and others)...does it simply feel like it's stalling for a second/two between gears, or is it revving into high RPMs (3k+ at normal driving) then jolting?

First thing I'd check would be the tranny fluid. Make sure it's still transparent and reddish.

Also, is this slip worse from a cold start? Or is it about the same (within about 300-400rpms) after it's been warmed up for a 60s+?

The only problem that's sort of concerning me is that you said that "sometimes when in gear driving and he let go of the gas and step on it has a small delay like a second and then u feel the car shifting small jolt"... For me, this is typical on most cars I've driven, even if I'm accelerating slowly then push the pedal to the floor. To give you better acceleration, the transmission may downshift (unless you're in 1st gear, which is dangerous in the first place) and rev to higher RPMs. If the "jolt" isn't all that bad and all he's doing is accelerating quickly, you may not really have a problem after all.

Hope some of this helps.
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Old 06-02-08, 08:43 AM
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I'm having the same exact problem. I was going to flush my tranny.

But I'm trying to find synthetic fluid.
But autozone dosen't carry it.
Any recommendaitons?

-Mike...98GS300
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Old 06-02-08, 05:14 PM
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didn't do my tranny flush yet. no money lately. so just been trying to figure the car out and it shifts good at times. but i was going to try use redline oil, because i've heard it supposed to be very good.

also ppl recommned amsoil, or mobil 1, forget which mobil 1 tranny fluid supposed to use though. have to searh.

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Old 06-02-08, 05:18 PM
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Mobil ATF 3309
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Old 06-02-08, 05:23 PM
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well there u go, GSteg to the rescue AGAIN!! haha.

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Old 07-01-08, 06:00 PM
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ok so i just took my car to aamco(sp?) transmissions and they diagnosed my car. they found out my air temp sensor was dirty. so they cleaned it and my problem already sorta went away! they said gonna take a while because they reset the comp. i had NO CEL. so if anything can try get that checked.

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Old 07-01-08, 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by breakb View Post
ok so i just took my car to aamco(sp?) transmissions and they diagnosed my car. they found out my air temp sensor was dirty. so they cleaned it and my problem already sorta went away! they said gonna take a while because they reset the comp. i had NO CEL. so if anything can try get that checked.

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I was thinking bring my SC3 to them because of some grinding sounds and what seems like very slow response time engaging the gears.
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Old 07-01-08, 11:58 PM
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the es300's has a new software for the tranny that can be updated....
if you have extended warranty, i suggest you use it.
My girlfriends ES did that too, i took it in for warranty and it fixed the problem. Good luck!
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Old 07-02-08, 06:13 AM
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i think the software update is for the 2001 and up i got the 2000 one.
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Old 07-02-08, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Sup2jzgte View Post
I was thinking bring my SC3 to them because of some grinding sounds and what seems like very slow response time engaging the gears.
should man. they diagnosis it for FREE. like check it, drive it, scan it, and then they'll tell u what the problem is. no harm in trying. =)

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Old 07-02-08, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by breakb View Post
should man. they diagnosis it for FREE. like check it, drive it, scan it, and then they'll tell u what the problem is. no harm in trying. =)

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FREE? I called the local shop and was told its $110 for diagnostics
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Old 07-03-08, 11:20 AM
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idk over there. but the aamco down here said it's free. i went down and was just gonna have the tranny flushed to see if it worked. they said they could diagnosis it for FREE! i was like alright. and my tranny fluid was just fine. saved me $235!

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