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tranny problem

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by chevycanada, Oct 10, 2001.

  1. chevycanada

    chevycanada Registered Member

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    when i first bought my 87 jimmy i check the tranny oil. it was clean and everythign seemed ok. about a month after i bought the truck it started having this clicking sound coming from it. i check the oil and it was dirty and stunk. i replaced the tranny oil and filter and a week later the oil is drity and stinky again. What could be the problem?
     
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    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Leadfoot 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Tranny could be toast. Remember too, when you pull the pan you only get 4-5 quarts of ATF drained. That is only a portion of what is in an auto tranny (valve body, converter, etc.). I usually let it drain, start her up, put in D then N then R then Park all with my foot on the brake (resting 3-4 seconds at each stop). Usually good for getting an extra quart out. I will run for another week and redrain, this time replacing the filter and pan gasket (the first time I just drain it which is easy with pan with a drain plug). You still don't get everything, but you get a lot more than just a single drain. By waiting to put the filter in until the second draining, you don't get as much crap caught in a new filter.

    See my rig at <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Leadfoot>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/Leadfoot</a>
     

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