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Old 04-03-2012, 12:51 AM   #1
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Hello everyone! Newbie here!
I just picked up a 2001 4x4 Bravada. My problem
is when you start it transmission works great.
Forward, reverse and so on. After it warms up
(about 5 min) I get nothing. No reverse, no 1,2,
3 or 4. Fluid color is good. No burnt smell. Kinda
has a sweet smell actually. Never had trans fluid
smell sweet before this one. I picked up a new boost
valve and filter kit. I figured I would change the fluid
to dex VI and replace the boost valve with a .49, any
thoughts would be great. I was thinking possibly the
seal for the filter was the problem. Fluid level is correct.
Thanks in advance!

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Old 04-03-2012, 03:42 AM   #2
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Sounds like something has come apart and is clogging the filter. Drop the pan and inspect it for debris.
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Ok after I pulled the pan off. I found needle bearings in the pan. So I am guessing either a torrington bearing or a planetary bearing is bad. So it seems I will not get a quick fix on this one. Just my luck LOL.
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