Runs fine for a while then without warning can re-appear. There isn't one answer for this topic. By troubleshooting the transmission yourself, you may find that the problem can be fixed by yourself and could save you a lot of money in mechanics fees. Downshifting between all gears is also fine. Then I'm sure that it will be fixed properly. That makes taking off much better on the transmission.
You,d think there would be enought money to spend a couple hundred extra for good, durable parts. You might find the problem right there. At 38,000, it started to have occasional lappes in shifting from 2nd to 3rd. Date is of first incident. The children could hit the shift lever and move it out of park permitting the vehicle to move. The truck was revving at a high rpm, and continued to push forward with the brake pedal pushed as hard as possible.
Most of the advice and information is applicable to the two automatic transmissions that came in almost all these trucks. On the other hand, if this causes the transmission to suddenly lock up. Chevrolet would not help on either one. Enrique818 answered 3 years ago Hi, could anyone give me an honest answer I just put in a used engine in my Chevy Silverado 2003 5. This is from no key inserted to inserting key and rotating to the accessory without going to the run or start positions.
Immediately after the service, the transmission was not engaging into reverse and I was experiencing rough and late shifting between all gears. While some are common, if a lot are present, it may indicate sever wear. This can be done without depressing the brake pedal. It came in the lighter duty trucks. After 2 days in the dealership they stated nothing is wrong, and will not investigate any further. Common problems of the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 724 problems have been reported for the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado.
When your fluids are changed, have the technician look for metal particles in them. AutoZone, or any other parts store will be able to help you with this for free. The 4L60E transmission isn't a bad trani but if the fluid isn't changed on-time. If you'd like to share your particular experience with the rest of us which I'll include in an update to this article , you can use the contact form below:. Immediately called dealership, and gm. It removes all of the torque converters multiplication factor and increases drivetrain efficiency.
Once in 3rd, it shifts normally and smoothly into 4th. After driving around 10 miles, I realized something was seriously wrong. Does anyone know what is causing this odd shifting? There may be one of several things going on inside. The transmission has slipped recording a slip code in the transmission. Why is it that the automotive manufacturers today will not repair their engineered screwups at their expense, like they should be responsible to do? I've taken it to two dealerships for the problem with the transmission. . I was told everytime this is normal operation but was unknown to them prior to me bringing the problem up to them.
If I roached the gear, I would have found metal in the oil pan and fluid, but there was none. Please help me, I'm freaking out over here! It seems as though most all these truck mfgers. This sediment is the friction material that has fallen off the friction discs which are located inside the transmission. This is usually caused by the lockup circuit failing. Again, this is possible without the engine running and without the brake pedal depressed. Limp mode is designed to keep the transmission from hurting itself when it detects something is wrong. If you have more details or questions.
If you are unable to diagnose the problem, you will need to have it looked at by a certified automotive repair technician. Is it a computer issue possibly? This has also been verified on numerous 2003, 2004 and 2005 Silverados with automatic transmission but unknown engines at several dealerships. Or, you can go to any of the troubleshooting guides for these transmissions: 4L60E Transmission Problems Check Engine Light Before doing any serious work, if you have a check engine soon light, go ahead and have it scanned to see what trouble codes it is throwing out. I have a consistant shifting driveline clunk that only occurs when the transmission upshifts from 2nd to 3rd gear and then downshifts from 3rd to 2nd gear. It has the 4 speed automatic with overdrive transmission. There are a few ways to find out if this is the case in your particular case like checking for sediment and metal shavings in the pan as you're replacing the shift solenoids.