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Old 05-24-2012, 02:56 AM
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My shop did right and fixed my trans free of charge. They also reset all adaptive on engine and trans. From a performance standpoint is this an opportunity to improve things such as throttle response and shift firmness? If I drive normally what will be the affects?
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It will pretty much "adapt" to the same end point. If you drive like a "grandma" it will learn to shift at earlier rpms, etc. If you drive like a mad man it'll learn to shift at higher rpms, etc.

It will always do this though so if you drive like a "grandma" for a month and it learns that, then for the next month drive like a mad man it will learn that...
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you wanna drive it like you stole it...the adaptives will be more aggressive...
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if I know I'm goin to the track next weekend, I will reset the pcm and gas pedal and drive it hard all week leading up to the next weekend...
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It ws my first time using this shop. They are a race shop as well, I dropped my truck off to a Porsche rally car and a tubbed out Stingray on the racks so i figured my truck was in good hands. You can tell they were really embarassed about the whole situation and were more than happy to do what they had to do to make it right, which made it easy on me because i wasnt going to pay them anyways.
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what work was done to it?
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My rear trans seal was going out which was throwing fluid on my evap hose which cause it to swell and crack. So they did my rear seal, trans service, evap system, coolant flush and fill, and rear diff service. And it was after the trans service that i started having the trans problems
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what trans problems?
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My rear seal started going out so i took it and and had them replace the seal and do the fluid and filters at the same time. I get it back and two days after that my check engine light comes on, p0876 , and it dies out at a stop light or two on the way home. Concerned about it but chalked it up to bad gas. Well I get in it today and drive to the gas station with no problems. Drive it home and it slams into first gear going over a bump. come to the next stop sign and it goes into limp mode, pull over turn it off and restart it and it has no problem shifting.
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