well, there are several things that can cause those symtoms. one is there is
crud in the valve body. second, the pump might be getting ready to take a
dump.three, the vlve body is loose.
Joshua Tibias wrote:
> I have a 1949 Chevy pickup that I am trying to make into a daily
> driver. It has a 292 engine in it and a 350 turbo automatic
> transmission in it.
> At times it will not go into to gear. You have to basically floor it
> and it will slip into gear. The odd thing is that it does not do it all
> the time. Saturday morning I took it and got it inspected and it did
> it when I was trying to leave the house, but never did it again that
> day. And it stopped and was restarted several times.
> Sunday, it once again did it when I was leaving the house. When I
> left somebody else's house about 1 hour later it did it again. When
> I left baseball practice after it setting for over 2 1/2 hours it did it
> again and it had to sit and idle for almost 20 minutes before it
> would kick into gear. I then pulled it into a shop and put a new
> transmission filter in it to see if that would fix things. Once again it
> would not go anywhere until I floored it. Got out of the shop and
> drove it around and it worked fine, stopping it and starting it several
> times to see if I could take it out of gear. Then about 4 hours later
> after I was finished sanding for the night and put primer on it I
> moved it out of the shop. No problems.
> I have had several mechanics that have helped me get it running
> that are baffled at this. Can somebody please help? I uses
> enough gas without having to floor it to get it going.
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