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Old 11 Oct 2010, 11:27 pm
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Default 2001 pt transmission locked up?

Started home in my 2001 Pt over the weekend. Car has automatic transmission. Transmission jerked a couple of times then speedometer went to zero. Then we proceeded into the emergency stopping lane, luckily for us there was one! The transmission locked up and car scooted about 10 feet. I immediately got out and lifted the hood to find that the transmission case was smoking. Car would not move in any gear. Like it was in park, would not even roll in neutral. Anyone had this happen? if so what causes this? Soon to be previous PT owner!!
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Old 12 Oct 2010, 02:09 am
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Default Re: 2001 pt transmission locked up?

sounds like you ran out of tranny fluid
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Old 12 Oct 2010, 08:31 am
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Default Re: 2001 pt transmission locked up?

It was and still is full of fluid, car has 97000 miles on it.
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Old 12 Oct 2010, 10:07 am
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dont know if this can happen btu ho about a clogged filter that is not allowing any fluid to pass?????


any chance yu can get it someplce to drop the pan and see if it is all nasty in there or or if it smells burnt
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Old 12 Oct 2010, 01:31 pm
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Default Re: 2001 pt transmission locked up?

fluid and filter were changed 1134 miles ago..
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Old 12 Oct 2010, 02:47 pm
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Default Re: 2001 pt transmission locked up?

Seems to me that the transmission might have just gone. If all of what you say is true. I really dont know what else it could be
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Default Re: 2001 pt transmission locked up?

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fluid and filter were changed 1134 miles ago..
Drain and fill or a pressure exchange?
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