Transmission hesitates, Is the repair reasonable and where should I take it?

Asked by Sep 14, 2016 at 02:02 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The transmission will run fine around town but if I go over about 50 mph it
will start hesitating at changes from 1st to second... a little less from 2nd to
3rd and minor from 2nd to 3rd. If I shut the engine off for a few seconds
and start it again the problem is gone until I run 50mph +/- again. This
started when I had a rear seal leak. The seal leak has been repaired. The
leak was 3 months ago and 2500 miles ago. It has not gotten any worse.

6 Answers

940

What do you mean by hesitating ? Long shits. Stays in gear to long ( like maybe by playing with gas pedal to get it to shift). Does it act like it goes in neutral for a second are RPM go up before it shifts. 4L60E transmission are a good trans as a whole. Pretty easy to figure out. Just need a little more description of what's going on

When accelerating from a stop it will shift but it seems to lose connection for a second and then bangs when it reconnects. I now know when it will shift and I will let off the gas a bit so it does not bang as much.

940

So would you say it is shifting to hard or going into neutral for a second before it goes into gear

going into neutral for a second

940

You could try a transgo 4L60E shift correction kit. It might do the trick. You need to remove the valve body but not the transmission. But you might have internal damage and might need a rebuild. That trans kit is around 50 bucks and couple hours to do it

Best Answer

Thank you for your help...I think I will give it a try. Ken

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Silverado 2500HD

Looking for a Used Silverado 2500HD in your area?

CarGurus has 28,182 nationwide Silverado 2500HD listings starting at $2,495.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Experts

#1 Steven Loeffler
Steven Loeffler
Reputation 480
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 280
#3 piocon
piocon
Reputation 270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
99 Great Deals out of 13,462 listings starting at $2,650
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
330 Great Deals out of 46,260 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,777 Great Deals out of 181,195 listings starting at $250
Used Dodge Ram 2500
142 Great Deals out of 5,157 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
111 Great Deals out of 9,585 listings starting at $4,999
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
5 Great Deals out of 245 listings starting at $4,900
Used Ford F-150
2,064 Great Deals out of 207,332 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Sierra 1500
762 Great Deals out of 69,121 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
376 Great Deals out of 25,769 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
16 Great Deals out of 259 listings starting at $3,995
Used GMC Sierra 3500HD
56 Great Deals out of 3,788 listings starting at $10,933
Used Toyota Tundra
437 Great Deals out of 34,674 listings starting at $2,990
Used Chevrolet Silverado 3500
27 Great Deals out of 585 listings starting at $3,990
Used Dodge Ram 3500
75 Great Deals out of 2,198 listings starting at $4,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 17,096 listings starting at $25,675
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
23 Great Deals out of 1,991 listings starting at $27,198
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 1,753 listings starting at $20,000
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 498 listings starting at $8,977
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 928 listings starting at $7,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.