Firebird 338/ Your answer I like. I actually crept out in truck 2 miles @ 30 mph. Truck just earned up when I parked it. It slipped a little upon parking. So definitely when it warms up it gives me tr

Dawn Robin

Asked by Sep 01, 2015 at 11:14 AM about the 1999 Chevrolet Suburban C1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trouble. These places all trying to sell
me a rebuilt transmission. I'm not
fish. You think its cloging up and by
me parking it the junk settled and it
worked again but will clog unless I
change . ball park price. Is this major
or minor repair in your opinion

2 Answers

Tom Demyan

Does it only happen when warmed up? Could be the Torque convertor is locking up at idle/low speeds. It is controlled by a solenoid that can be replaced, if in fact is your issue. You would know this is your problem, if you can start the truck and have it in park or neutral. Put it in drive or reverse and the truck stalls.


The recommendation I gave you is just something I would try first before saying it is something else. Can not guarantee %100 that is your problem. It could also be what Tom mentioned also. It is a minor repair. Hopefully it works for you.

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