Water may leak into the transmission from the dipstick tube, causing fluid contamination and a shudder during light acceleration. New seals for the dipstick tube are available; the transmission fluid should be flushed as well. If the problem lingers, a new torque converter may be needed.
Transmission Issues Due to Water Intrusion From the Dipstick Tube on Dodge Charger
Average mileage: 68,500 (62,000–75,000)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
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Apparently water got into my tranny from dip tube causing loss of power during driving and fluid shot out of vent causing some smoke.
I took it to a shop where they supposedly fixed the problem but a week later the same problem occured.