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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe transmission problems

transmission problem

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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 151997

Tahoe LX 8 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,000 miles


New Tahoe. Trip to see kids in Iowa. After exiting the freeway for fuel or other stops and then returning to the freeway the shifting was awful .. a real kick in the rear. Took the Tahoe in for warranty service 3 times before the problem was resolved. My recollection was that the rear end oil was the problem .. definitely not the transmission.

Problem returned years later when I had the rear end oil serviced.

Have recently had the Transmission overhauled with a new Torque Converter and the problem is now noticeable with local travel although far less severe than before mentioned highway travel.

- , Seattle, WA, USA

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