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Old March 23rd, 2006, 06:29 PM   #6
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when i said dropped the pan, (even though this is not good.. ) i did start it up and shift through the gears and get the fluid flowing all over .... i didnt just redump the same fluid i jus put in there....


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Originally Posted by PavementPounder
That's like changing the oil by replacing only the amount held by your filter each time. I hydrolocked my Ram in a deep hole over a week ago and that trans has not been used since. I have no strawberry shake on the dipstick at all, but I still intend to be towed into an oil change shop bay for a power flush before I put it into any gear.

You may have already done yourself in, but from what you describe it sounds like the torque converter is not engaging correctly anymore, but finally locks up under heavier throttle.
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