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Q: transmision trouble on 2003 Acura TL

hi my names mandi mys i own a 2003 acura tl i bought a year ago with 80,000 miles on it it seemed to run perfrctly fine for the first year recently it started having trouble shifting when i put it right in drive 5 i would have to pull over turn off the car start it back up then it would drive again for a while after a while i discovered if i manuly shifted from d1-d5 it would drive fine 3 days after i did this it got worse no wi can bearly make it threw 3rd gear i took it to get hooked up to a computer and they said it was tcc wich i was told is the torqe converter clutch now my car bearly drives my question is am i going to have to replace the whole transmission or just the tcc and flush the transmission, how much am i looking at price wise ,and is there any better way around replacing the transmission i would really appriciate any advice you could give me thank you
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if you would have had it checked in the beginning, you may have got away with just the bad soloniod, since you drove it too long and did internal damage, the trans will likely have to be overhauled. the price is around 2ooo to 25oo depending on parts needed.


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