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Old 05-11-2001, 02:18 PM
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Location: Mission Hills in the City of San Diego
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Going anything over 90 (anything over 4,000 rpms), the transmission is smoking. I can't tell while driving, I could only tell when stopped and smoke would come from above the manifold (?) where the trans is.
I am going in for a trans change today at the dealership in Tucson just to be safe.
But keep in mind, the temp of desert on the drive out here to AZ was 104 most of the way, and with the AC on, temp was always between 90 and 103 or so. About 500 miles of this.
Kept it under 90 once I noticed the problem though.
Any thoughts?
Thanks guys!
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