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drwambo
08-12-2004, 06:56 AM
Hi all,
I've got a 99 GAGT with almost 70K miles on it. It has letely been giving me some little problems, and I thought I'd write here to see where to start.

Problems are:
1) At times, it will idle roughly for a minute or two and then clear up.

2) Weird acceleration problem. Sometimes, I'll hit the gas to accelerate w/o engaging lower gear, and it will feel like it's dragging a bit Not really bogging down, but kind of like it's working harder. Other times, I'll notice that it feels like it's a bit more snappy. This is intermittant, and at first I thought it was the gear I was in, but as I've paid more attention, there is definately something going on.

3) On occasion, when hot, I'll switch from Park to Drive or Reverse to drive and I get a transmission slip. It clears up a few moments later, but it is ddistressing. So far, it's only happend twice. Otherwise, the transmission seems to work fine.

4) I'm not sure what kind of mileage to expect out of it, but I'm only getting about 20mpg in town.

I don't get and never have gotten an SES, so where to look.....