Complaint Number: 10352229 Incident Date: February 18, 2010 Date Added to File: August 27, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2010 chevrolet camaro. The transmissions will prevent you from engaging into first gear and second gear at certain times. Replacing the transmission fluid is cheap and relatively easy, so in case you experience any transmission issues, a good first step is to replace the transmission fluid. A worst case senario would be to loose complete control due to the rear tires locking up and also engine damage due to over-revving. So far has happened to me twice and causes the rear tires to loose control since the engine causes them to nearly stop. Manual Transmission problem of the 1999 Chevrolet Camaro 21 I have experienced problems with the stock shifter causing mis-shifts.
Several other times this happened while driving straight ahead, and I lost power with cars coming up behind me. This article applies to the Camaro and Firebird. Had I known of the problem, I would have brought the car in electively rather than after I could no longer get into 1st gear or reverse! The current mileage was approximately 3,600. Oh yea and every idiot tries to race you on the road!!! Chevrolet Camaro 2010-2015: How to Change Manual Transmission Fluid It is reasonably common that a manual transmission gets a bit harsh to shift after some years of usage, especially after being used by performance oriented drivers. Complaint Number: 10361491 Incident Date: February 18, 2010 Date Added to File: October 21, 2010 Description of the Complaint: Transmission grinds when shifting to from first to second under hard acceleration or when down shifting into second. Step 4 — Clean up and lower your car Now it is time to clean up any spillage of transmission fluid and get your car back on the ground. There has not been any corrective action by gm.
While im in traffic--when its not shifting to bad, it gets what I call gear clash, or tech term is that it is the syncros in transmissin grinding going into gears as you shift. Had I known of the problem, I would have brought the car in electively rather than after I could no longer get into 1st gear or reverse!. Replace the fluid at least as often as recommended. The contact also stated that the speedometer and the fuel gauge malfunctioned while driving. This article applies to the Chevrolet Camaro 2010-2015. Due to the shifter, it is very easy to mis-shift into a lower gear when upshifting.
In which should be address for safety issue. Second gear grind occurs with every up shift or down shift. In addition, there have been other vehicle in the past that have been equipped with this transmission and have the same exact issues. Wife wont drive veh now because of this. The contact believed the vehicle was unsafe to drive due to the many problems it had undergone since the day of purchase.
This problem causes me to let off the gas and the re-compress the clutch and try to put the car into 2nd gear. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer and the dealer advised that the clutch plate failed. Having 400 hp in the l99 give you plenty to have some serious driving. This car is fast, fun, fantastic looking and increases my heart rate when I hit the accelerator. I feel unsafe at times to be driving this car when it prevents me from downshifting into certain gears. Synchronizers, new first and second gears, ball bearings and forks. The car routinely will not shift from 1st to 2nd gear resulting in sudden deceleration and near miss rearend collisions in traffic.
Also, windshield scratches easily from wipers? Complaint Number: 10419493 Incident Date: August 3, 2011 Date Added to File: August 15, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Transmission not being able to shift from 1st to 2nd. Wife wont drive veh now because of this. I hope something can be done before someone gets hurt. This problem causes me to let off the gas and the re-compress the clutch and try to put the car into 2nd gear. I was one of the fortunate ones who had the first problem covered but now im afraid to drive the car like a sports car in fear of facing thousands of dollars in repairs due to gms irresponsible actions by placing an inadequate transmission into an amazing car. Once the transmission is filled up with transmission fluid, remove the hose and funnel from the filler hole in the transmission and re-screw the filler plug.
Transmission has been replaced, but problem persists. The dealer replaced the clutch plate under the vehicle warranty. The failure mileage was 19,000. Having 400 hp in the l99 give you plenty to have some serious driving. You may still want to replace it. Since you want the car to be reasonably level when refilling the transmission fluid, you have to jack up both the front and the rear end of your car, then put them on jack stands. I have researched the transmission and know that this is not an operating feature of the vehicle.
Purchased it and installed with all 6 gears ok but now reverse is grinding. Had I known of the problem, I would have brought the car in electively rather than after I could no longer get into 1st gear or reverse! Check your workshop manual for the correct torque. The interrior staying gives you room for 2 people comfortably and the option for 2 more uncomfortably, however it can be done. Due to my decrease of speed and attempting to merge into traffic this could cause a serious accident when the grind happens. By - March 8, 2016 Contributors: jonnyctorque This article applies to the Chevrolet Camaro 2010-2015.