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Is my transmission completely done for?
2002 Saturn SL

Is my transmission completely done for?

(2002 Saturn SL)
I have to wait for it to find its way to reverse.
When I go into drive, it violently shakes and sounds like somethings ready to fall out of my hood for the first shift or two. After that it runs fluently, like nothing was ever wrong. It's always the first few shifts after it has been sitting for awhile. I checked the transmission fluid while it was running and added a little just in case. This has not fixed the problem at all. Recently it had a moment where it couldn't reverse, either it didn't shift to reverse or it wasn't using the engine to move because it would just rev like I was in neutral when I went to back up.
How long have you had this problem? The reverse is new, but the trouble with the first few shifts has been going on for a few months.
Tags: transmission, saturn, sl
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of A & B Automotive on July 05, 2018
Unfortunately that is a sign of internal transmission problems, the only way to fix it to either rebuild or replace your transmission. We can help with that. Give Charlotte a call at 609-689-0688
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of A & B Automotive on July 05, 2018
Unfortunately that is a sign of internal transmission problems, the only way to fix it to either rebuild or replace your transmission. We can help with that. Give Charlotte a call at 609-689-0688
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