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After 18yrs my convertible top has finally encountered its first issue. After using this forum (thank you!!) to figure out how to access all of the components (top was stuck in closed position), I found the root of my issue, a bad cable. However, as I was very carefully removing the cable from the transmission, the "clip" which is molded into the plastic cover cracked and is no longer functional (see image). Not really surprising on an 18yr old piece of plastic. The transmission works perfectly and I do not want to replace it, so I am looking for advice on any other ways that I can keep the cable properly engaged to the transmission. Please let me know if anyone else has encountered this and if there are any viable solutions. Thank you!
I recently changed my transmission with a used one I bought online.
After picking up from the shop which was about 2 hours away the truck drove fine while on highway but once i got off the highway and came to a stop the truck wouldn't accelerate. I hit the gas and for about 3-5 seconds it didn't go anywhere and then all of a sudden it kicked in to gear. When i drive it with the tip-tronic it seems to be fine until I come to a a complete stop.
I read on a different forum that someone was having the same issue and got some software updated but unfortunately doesn't say what the update was and it's a post from 2013.
Any help will be greatly appreciated. I really like this car i purchased a couple months ago.
A shop overfilled my transmission on a 2005 997 6spd. They used the wrong fill plug. I drove the car from their shop home about 45 miles mostly highway before noticing. I called the shop and they said no worries they will take care of it but I would need to get the car back to them.
I jacked up the car and placed level on jack stands. I pulled the correct fill plug and at least 2 quarts came out. by inspecting the transmission it looks like the fluid was coming out around the passenger side axle.
Does anyone know what could be damaged by driving the car with an overfilled transmission. I am confident the shop will make good but I would feel much better if I understood possible damages to the transmission/seals.
Has anyone had any experience with transmission Fluid leak on automatic, tiptronic 986, its by the front driver side tire, only about a half cup's worth. The car is an 03 with 107k miles, I have had the ims bearing taken care of and replaced the rms, no oil leaks. The air pump, fuel pump and aos have all been replaced with in the past 10k miles... at my last service mechanic stated that the transmission wiring harness would be the next thing to fail based on the mileage of the vehicle. Has anyone had any experience w this? Could this be the cause of the leak? ... any insight would be appreciated