do i need a new transmission

Asked by May 09, 2016 at 12:01 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 4WD

Question type: General

in have a 2005 suburban takes off  but as soon as its suppose to kick into the next gear the only thing it does is shoot the rpm's up and slows down to a stop..do I need a new transmission or could there be something else causing this that I can replace on the transmission

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Just some advice before you look to buy another transmission! Drain the Transmission Fluid and filter an see if that helps first. If you drain the fluid yourself look at it an see if you see metal shavings in the old fluid.

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