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60DegreeVVT

Took Car to Stealership

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So... It has been a while since I have been on FP. Sorry guys with my son and work I have been swamped.

Anyways...

I have been experiencing some very hard shifting when driving my car. I called the dealership and asked them to diagnose it because I was told that there might be a bad sensor within the trans that is causing the line pressure to be high and not shift properly. Well $139 later and I was told that my trans is shifting bad because of my aftermarket intake. They said that the Mass Air Flow sensor is bad. Also they want to replace a tie-rod and ball joint on my front passenger wheel. 450 for the Mass Air Flow, 125 for the tie rod and 380 for the ball joint. THEN i would have to get an alignment done to adjust the toe.

I asked them specifically if they experienced the hard shifting and he said no but that the best course of action is to replace the MAF sensor and retest.

WHY DO I EVEN BOTHER WITH THOSE IDIOTS!

I asked them for a list of the codes that were stored and I was not given them.

When I go to pick the car up today I will demand the list of codes....

UGH, any thoughts?

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Haha dealerships...

If like to see the codes, if any.

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The MAF directly doesn't effect the shifting...I know with the Grand Ma, I left the IAT sensor disconnected and the trans shifted hard into every gear.

You have an IAT sensor after the MAF?

Also, go to an AutoZone, they pull troublecodes for free, brah.

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I ordered a OBDII scanner that connects to my fone brah.. but it is not here yet.

Also my 5yr 100,000 mile warranty ends in Aug of this year so if it was something fo realz i wanted them to take care of it. Plus I got a Regal Turbo to drive as a loaner.... it is gold....

i know PICS or STFU... give a minute...

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I hate you.

We're not friends anymore.

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I want rented Regal :(

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I would DESTROY that rental!

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The MAF directly doesn't effect the shifting...I know with the Grand Ma, I left the IAT sensor disconnected and the trans shifted hard into every gear.

You have an IAT sensor after the MAF?

Also, go to an AutoZone, they pull troublecodes for free, brah.

it does in the grand am. if the maf is unplugged or goes bad it defaults the transmission to full pressure so it would feel like every gear slams into.

the iat will probably just throw a shit fit with a SES light.

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You got a regal while your car is in the shop? Our dealership gives people a white Impala for that haha!!

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