Ok, so im trying to track down this transmission problem in my nieces 1999 ZX2. It has a automatic transmission. The check engine light comes on. I had it scanned, it was code P0751. When driving it, say around 30mph if you kind of gun it to speed up sometimes it feels as if the transmission slips. The engine revs up but the car does not speed up. If you let off the gas, wait a couple seconds and hit it again it speeds up just fine. Its really hard to explain in a way.
The guy at AutoZone who scanned it said it was a sticking transmission shift solenoid. He tells me that on this paticular car the solenoids are inside of the transmission case, that it would have to be pulled out of the car and taken apart to replace. I find that hard to believe. Anyone have any clue-are these just sticking to the outside of the transmission or are the inside? Exactly where are they located? How hard are they to change? Am i on the right path here-i mean could this be the actual problem or might it be something else?
If we ignore this problem what damage could be done? I mean i dont want to end up destroying the transmission over something that can be repaired now, but then again she doesnt have the money to soak into a huge repair bill either way.
As long as the car is driven at a steady pace it runs great, but lets say you gun it to merge into traffic on a freeway, go up a steep hill or to go around someone this happens. Its not everytime either. It only happens sometimes.