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Old May 28th, 2018, 02:32 PM
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troubles gaining speed

when i hit the gas it gains speed but it lags in between switching gears other then that it runs fine both the engine and transmission are stock the transmission is automatic any thoughts

Was planning to replace both in the future but don't know where to look but i am looking for performance if anyone can recommend a good 2.4L i could build off of that would be great too
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Old May 28th, 2018, 07:18 PM
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how many miles on the vehicle?
how many miles since the transmission fluid and filter have been changed?
did you check the transmission fluid level and check if it smells burnt?
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Old May 28th, 2018, 09:49 PM
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i just bout it not to long ago it has 140,000 miles
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Old May 28th, 2018, 09:50 PM
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i don't know how do i check
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Old May 29th, 2018, 10:41 AM
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do you have the owners manual?
I assume you have a 1997?
The oldest I have access to is 1999, see the instructions for checking the 3 speed, I assume you have a 3 speed.
http://www.vadengmpp.com/owners-manu...ac-Sunfire.pdf
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Old June 3rd, 2018, 10:50 PM
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i got to it and it smells burnt and dark in color should i flush it
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Old June 4th, 2018, 09:17 AM
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never flush it, drop the pan, replace the filter and pan gasket, and refill
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