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nate2023
06-21-2007, 02:35 AM
Hey,
i have the 99 GAGT with the 4t45e and when i went to take off quickly (has never done this before) it felt the the torque converter was slipping until i let off a little. my question is: It there an easy way of checking the fluid?
is there a higher grade fluid i can put in?
would a filter + flush and fill help at all?
And lastly, what about the Slick50 for auto trannies.
thanks
~nate

Mike Jung
06-21-2007, 05:54 AM
Say, NO! to Slick 50 in your ATF or motor oil.

IMO, would NOT recommend a ATF flush.
Just change the fluid in the pan & change the filter; if you want to change some of the ATF.

No easy way to check the ATF; we have a "sealed" system.
But see: How To: Check automatic transmission fluid (http://www.grandamgt.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40973)

nate2023
06-21-2007, 12:45 PM
Thanks,
i just need to get time to so the filter

lone_wolf025
06-21-2007, 07:51 PM
So what are some fluid recommendations?

hass
01-31-2008, 11:14 PM
/thread necro

Any answer to that?

Because I'm looking at doing a small tune up on my car at 100k [about 1k miles from now]

Included in the list was the Slick50 Tranny treatment...
But now that I see this, I reconsider?

What about the Slick50 Engine treatment?
and the Slick50 Fuel additive to clean the system?

Anyone have any suggestions?

I feel it's pointless to make a new thread on it...
when some of it is already discussed here ;)

hass
01-31-2008, 11:36 PM
After reading up on.
http://bestsyntheticoil.com/
I seem to rethink things.

*eh*
After digging around more I don't know.

=S lol.
Transmission additives = bad?
Engine additives = ?
Fuel additives = ?