transmission on 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

what does it mean when it takes awhile to shift into another gear? (automatic trans.) especially when shift to reverse!

by in Orchard Park, NY on February 17, 2009
2 answers
ANSWER by on February 17, 2009
It can mean many things, but check the basics first. Check fluid level and condition. If the transmission has a throttle cable or linkage, check the adjustment. Check for trouble codes in the transmission control module too!
ANSWER by on August 25, 2009
It sounds like a vaccum line is off.
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