SaturnFans.com
saturnfans.com - classifieds - forums - webmail


Go Back   SaturnFans.com Forums > Models > Saturn S-Series > S-Series Tech

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-24-2008, 09:10 PM   #1
tacinc1
Junior Member
tacinc1 is on a distinguished road
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 21
Default Isolating no/reverse slam...Keep your tran

I've just installed another valve body, however there are some interesitng
diffs. The "buzz" from selnoids have changed, depending on which gear
slector your in. For this 2000 SL1, single overhead cam, there are
five positions. Park, reverse, netural, drive, 3rd and 2nd. Before, when
in reverse or 2nd, there were the solnoid buzzing. Now, when in netural or
second there is the buzzing(low volts perhaps) noise. The really neat thing is that
from a dead stop in drive or third I can hit the gas and do a burn out.
When in 2nd, it just lugs down and just acts like there is only one
cylinder. But, If I put in netural at a dead stop, and stomp the gas and
throw it into the lowest auto select mode, 2nd, the the tires will spin for
1 or 2 seconds and then the car lugs down again like a giant monster just
grabbed the back bumper. Also, as insane as this behavior is, at 25 mph
I put the car from 2nd, which was lugging down bad, into reverse and the
car's motor kind of goes into this gentle back and forth drag and release mode. I'm going to take an awl and try to bend the buzz plate connector
and push it onto the valve body again and see if it is a bad connection.

If you have been through this grief, please advise me on a corrective action.
I've done the omh test on the buzz plate connector, however the connectivity between the plate and connecter may be faulty. Is there a
way to provide the reverse(current manually to see if the V/B's or whatever
is working? Can I jump the working 3rd or dirve positions on the buzz plate to the reverse pins for a test on the reverse? If I put a used/rebuilt tran and
the problem is still there, I won't know if I need to shoot the car or my foot...

Tks...
tacinc1 is offline   Reply With Quote
SaturnFans.com Sponsored Links
Old 03-24-2008, 10:16 PM   #2
ssicarman
Super Member
ssicarman is a splendid one to beholdssicarman is a splendid one to beholdssicarman is a splendid one to beholdssicarman is a splendid one to beholdssicarman is a splendid one to beholdssicarman is a splendid one to beholdssicarman is a splendid one to behold
 
ssicarman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Western Canada
Posts: 10,467
 
Default Re: Isolating no/reverse slam...Keep your tran

Sound to me like every thing is working the way it should. I would assume that the trans is getting the top gears when it is being driven normally?
When you have it in the 2 position the transmission is 2nd gear and stays there. This would explain your lack of power there.

You should take note that you are trying to destroy the trans by doing burnouts. This will eventually lead to a diff pin failure. Nevermind going into reverse at 25MPH.
...
A lousy day in paradise is still a day in paradise.
ssicarman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2008, 10:25 PM   #3
mac99sl2
Advanced Member
mac99sl2 is on a distinguished road
 
mac99sl2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Detroit Metro area
Posts: 658
 

1998 SL
1999 SL2
Default Re: Isolating no/reverse slam...Keep your tran

Dude! there is a chance you'll blow the diff pin out (unless it's already been welded in place) with all these burnouts. It will put a hole right through that tranny and you wont have to worry about the buzzing anymore cuz youll be changing it out.
...
Do or do not, there is no try. -Yoda
mac99sl2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reverse Slam Valve Body replacement Reverse Fork MichelleG S-Series Tech 16 04-06-2009 06:48 PM
Reverse slam x2 Jhoe S-Series Tech 4 08-07-2008 01:42 PM
Reverse Slam ajosey S-Series Tech 1 07-21-2008 05:49 PM
What is reverse slam? scottyboost S-Series General 1 07-11-2008 11:19 AM
reverse slam gags61 S-Series Tech 1 07-27-2005 08:30 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:01 AM.

Advanced Forum Search | Advanced Photo Search


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
SaturnFans.com. The Saturn Enthusiasts Site.