2000 Monte Carlo LS 3.4l. The trans. work good, shift up & down smoothly. But "ONLY" when I squeeze the gas pedal to the floor, the trans doesn't shift to 2nd.

Asked by Dec 17, 2016 at 08:19 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replace the TPS, MAP Sensor, and many more, but at least does two looking
to fix that issue. Even one time, I get mad and leave the gas pedal to the floor,
and that it strip one of the valve rocket arm bolt. So what can be, that the trans.
doesn't shift to 2nd gear, only when I have the gas pedal to the floor???

4 Answers

190,965

Have you actually had the codes pulled to see what the onboard diagnostics is saying?

Best Answer Mark helpful

I remember now, this was about 2 years ago, I took my car to a friend shop that he have the scanner. The scanner reads some solenoids mechanical problem. My friend suggested me to pull out the rear trans cover, and clean-up all the solenoids ends to see if that solve the problem. But I never did, because my job. Like I said, the car still runing, and shifting fine. But I can't race. Thanks for answering!!!

190,965

So it is likely that the solenoids are getting plugged up or very sticky, if it was 2 years ago then it is most likely too late to save the solenoids, now they will have to be replaced.

1 people found this helpful.

Yeap, I think should be better replace them all at once, they're only around $20each. That way I know for shore I will have long time good performance from the trans. Thank You, for you time.

Your Answer:

Monte Carlo

Looking for a Used Monte Carlo in your area?

CarGurus has 15 nationwide Monte Carlo listings starting at $6,950.

Postal Code:

Chevrolet Monte Carlo Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    910
  • #2
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    640
  • #3
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    620
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
29 Great Deals out of 790 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Camaro
36 Great Deals out of 1,151 listings starting at $7,525
Used Ford Mustang
73 Great Deals out of 1,845 listings starting at $4,987
Used Chevrolet Corvette
28 Great Deals out of 795 listings starting at $5,995
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
41 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
111 Great Deals out of 13,434 listings starting at $2,800
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
14 Great Deals out of 924 listings starting at $6,871
Used Chevrolet Malibu
41 Great Deals out of 2,420 listings starting at $2,799
Used Buick Regal
8 Great Deals out of 116 listings starting at $4,995
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
75 Great Deals out of 4,538 listings starting at $2,699

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.