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Old 01-29-2013, 08:02 PM   #1
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Notchy transmissions

Hey guys. I have 3800 miles on my 1LE and I noticed the transmission is notchy. Is this a problem that needs to be addressed or is this normal?
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:20 AM   #2
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Mine is notchy at almost 3k miles, but seems to be slowly smoothing as everything breaks in. From my experience reading here on Camaro5, it seems normal.

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Old 01-30-2013, 11:36 AM   #3
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This one is SO much better than the one I had in my 2011 SS that I haven't even noticed. I wouldn't worry unless there is a grind...
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:40 PM   #4
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Has your trans always been notchy or just as of late? Mine can be slightly notchy when down shifting into 1st depending on my speed, but other than that it is like butter....its tight but is the smoothest trans I have ever had.
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:48 PM   #5
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Tram, have you done the clutch reservoir separator? If so, did you notice any difference?
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:29 PM   #6
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Mine is amazing!!!
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:38 PM   #7
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my clutch is nice except when i am accelerating really hard out of second. does no go into third right away.
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Old 01-30-2013, 07:53 PM   #8
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my clutch is nice except when i am accelerating really hard out of second. does no go into third right away.
You have a different shifter and a different transmission.
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:13 PM   #9
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Tram, have you done the clutch reservoir separator? If so, did you notice any difference?
Yes on day one.

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Old 01-31-2013, 08:17 AM   #10
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Thanks Tram. I'll have to order one.
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:42 AM   #11
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Thanks Tram. I'll have to order one.

I believe it to be the most important mod for the LS3.
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Hey guys. I have 3800 miles on my 1LE and I noticed the transmission is notchy. Is this a problem that needs to be addressed or is this normal?

The best thing to do if you feel you have a concern is to take it to a dealership for a proper diagnosis. Please let me know what you decide to do.

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