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?

83,155

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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