why would the transmission get hot and stall the car

Asked by Oct 09, 2014 at 09:49 PM about the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car transmission get hot up to about 218 and the car loses power then after it sits for a while and cools down then it will start.

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Are you sure it's the transmission getting hot and not the engine?

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If your trans is getting that hot it won't last long, the fluid most likely has lost most of its protective additives, take to a shop right away before you completely toast it.

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