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Old 05-11-2014, 12:30 PM
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Possible bad torque converter?

Was driving back from Wally World today and after I began to accelerate from a light the truck shifted one-two fine then was having trouble finding third. I figured it was the shift valve that stuck on me a few months back, but then I let off the throttle and it shifted into third. If I give it gas the rpms would jump and I would hardly accelerate. I can baby it into OD and it does the same thing. Also this is the first warm day of the year around here and it got to 80 while I was driving. Trans read 175 until it began having this problem then it rose to 200 until I was able to get to a slower road and it cooled back off to 180ish. Also my chip is not currently in the truck so it's not a tuning issue either. Also the trans fluid is full and red.
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Old 05-11-2014, 02:04 PM
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Let it sit for a while and drove it with the trans temp at 120 and it shifted and drove fine. Guess it's a temp related issue. 6.0 cooler here I come....
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Old 05-12-2014, 09:04 AM
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200 is hot but mine has been that hot before and suffered no problems. If the temps are related to your shift problems it sounds like it may be signaling deeper pending problems. I am no expert by any stretch
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