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Old 12-08-2013, 03:29 PM
iuecon99 iuecon99 is offline
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Originally Posted by 97 SL320 View Post
Has the trans been checked? I've had customers say the trans is " slipping " when there was some other problem.

A truly slipping trans will have a spike in RPM on heavy throttle without a down shift.
That is exactly, I mean exactly, what is happening. You described it to a tee. I'm prepared to spend a little more money for a diagnostic at a new place which several friends have recommended. Want to see if they think the car has any value at all. Not sure what value that would be with it needing a new transmission but if I could get $500 or with any luck $1000 I'd be really happy.
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