Check your fluid level with the car fully warmed up, running, in park on flat ground. I suspect your fluid level is a tad low.
Yes, that's been around quite a while, I'll see if I can fine the service bulletinI did it on my prior transmission and it worked really well. Very easy to do as well...Part should be less than $15 in todays dollars.
BS. Dexron III is still current and availible.He also said, Dextron III is no longer available, they use Dextron IV now. (but my tech put in Dextron III)
He doesn't think that's what it is???Yes, I did mention the kit to my MB tech, he didn't think it would be it.
The day I drop off the car, it didn't have this flare issue, but the day I picked it up, I get the flare. Maybe by coincidence, it failed that day, but I don't think so.
No, the kit is not an automatic part of a rebuild.If I put that kit in - should my tech cover the labor? What would the book rate labor be if I was charged for it?
And I am concerned if installing the kit could cause another problem. What could that be?
Nice followup to show the true cause of the problem. I guess that Dexron VI is not to be blamed in this case. This is a case of Dexron VI used in a rebuilt, older MB transmission for over four years and 20,000 miles. No early death due to VI as predicted by pundits!?Solved the problem.
My tech looked into it, and since the flaring issue only happened when the car is cold, I had to leave it with him for a while.
Problem was the Shift Modulator was leaking (or also called the Vacuum Modulator). He showed it to me and tested it in front of me as well to show it was leaking vacuum. My tech said it looked like the original part and so it was never changed during the rebuilt and the part is only $40 something bucks. And I got the fluid changed just when there was a cold spell (below 32 F) so that is probably why I noticed the problem then.
It should have been changed when the rebuilt was done. I had to spend an extra hour labour because of all this not to mention the time and inconvenience. This is what annoys me