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Old 12-04-2012, 08:52 PM   #26
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150 miles with no real issues. The trans sounds and feels a little mechanical and not real refined but that's ok all given.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:03 PM   #27
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over 700 and feels perfect and tight,of course im just breaking this thing in.
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:15 PM   #28
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I just got back from a week in Italy for work and started my camaro and after about 30 seconds I tried to put it into reverse and it wouldnt let me go in reverse now! It feels like it doesnt have a reverse. I then went to 1st and 2nd notchy of course and went back to reverse. It then poped out of gear while I was trying to back up.... I decided just going to drive it for another 500 miles or so till I get it broke in better.... who knows. Seams like I got the only lemon!
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:44 PM   #29
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I just got back from a week in Italy for work and started my camaro and after about 30 seconds I tried to put it into reverse and it wouldnt let me go in reverse now! It feels like it doesnt have a reverse. I then went to 1st and 2nd notchy of course and went back to reverse. It then poped out of gear while I was trying to back up.... I decided just going to drive it for another 500 miles or so till I get it broke in better.... who knows. Seams like I got the only lemon!

I worked on a 4gen camaro a few years back and it had the same issue you are having, the solinoid for the 1-4 skip shift was partially stuck causing that particular cars issue, it never fully returned giving it a very notchy 1-2 up and 3-2 down. I would have the dealer look into that solinoid. Let us know what they find
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:59 PM   #30
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You have to have it serviced. The shifting on this car is way better with the zl1 short throw than the hurst.
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:55 PM   #31
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Your going to have to try and take it to another dealer. Sounds like a bad trans to me. Best thing to try is bleeding the hydraulics frist and see if that helps.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:42 PM   #32
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Not sure if this will help,but i bought the skip shift eliminator from Phastek performance(like $27.00)even before i got my car,im not a mechanic,and it took me 5 min.to install it,and now i can shift whenever i want.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:47 PM   #33
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Do you really need skip shift eliminator or can a tuner dial it out.?
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:55 PM   #34
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Do you really need skip shift eliminator or can a tuner dial it out.?
If you tune it CAN be eliminated.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:06 PM   #35
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Any tune what so ever, will void you're warranty. Once you touch the mapping of the car you cant go back.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:07 PM   #36
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I just got to test drive one and had no problem with shifting and I have not driven a manual in 11 years so my shifting wasn't the smoothest,so that was on me,but I never had the skip shift engage and no grinding,a blast to drive.I think I'll be ordering around April for a June delivery.So hope you can get that checked out and fixed if there is a problem
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:09 AM   #37
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These transmissions for the most part (up to 700RWHP) are bullet proof. The o.p. might just have a bad trans...its happens from time to time...you have almost your full warranty left...the sky isn't falling. Any COMPETENT service department will be able to fix your issue.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:21 AM   #38
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My 577WHP 1LE was "built" @ 1600 miles with zero issues.....and with 600+ more miles since the build.....still zero issues. Oh yeah.....and 4 passes at the track. Almost sounds like a crap shoot wether you have issues or not but seems fairly rare.
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Old 12-11-2012, 05:08 PM   #39
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I'm new to Camaro5.com but have raced a thirdgen Camaro for years with a Tremec 3550 and now a TKO. My Tremecs didn't shift very well until I used GM transmission fluid for a 2008 ZO6. It shifts at over 6000 rpm with this fluid and I didn't realize how much of a difference the right fluid could make. If that doesn't work, the transmission can be rebuilt with carbon synchros.
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:40 AM   #40
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My car shifts VERY nicely especially when the RPMs are higher than 2K. I do have a couple complaints, however.

1. When the skip shift comes on and, thus, forces you to 4th, OFTEN it sounds like the transmission is grinding away like a low rumble chatter. I've started shifting to 3rd instead. It blocks from 2nd but not to third.

2. Sometimes I swear I hear the throwout bearing making lots of whirring noise. I'm not sure if this is how I'm driving, clutching but it's a annoying. I can hear it over the radio.

3. I'm surprised at the amount of chatter the transmission can make if you don't feather the clutch just so. I'm not talking about the skip shift chatter. I know the difference. But I hear lots of metal clanking about. Now if I rev the car more and mind my clutching this isn't a problem. Perhaps this issues lie between the steering wheel and the floor as in my driving style. Perhaps I'm driving too much for mileage at the moment.
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:10 PM   #41
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I agree, when I go through the parking lot if I am not appling gas it will chatter and metal against metal sound.I have speed bumps I have to go over and I crawl but still makes a lot of unpleasant sounds we will call them lol.
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:15 PM   #42
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ALRIGHT GUYS! I called the deal about my car not going into reverse and they told me to bring it in.. but it only happened twice. Instead of going after the lemon law I am taking the more expensive and least amount of time approach, TRADING IT IN!! It almost brings tears to my eyes because I love everything else about the car, but I will not go through this tranny crap any longer! this is a 40,000 dollar car and GM should not allow this crap to happen and need to Fix the ISSUE with the TR-6060. Best of luck to all the guys out there that have similar issues and will have these issues. I want to thank everyone for your support and it has been a rough ride, but at least I can say I tried to own such a great piece of American muscle.
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:22 AM   #43
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ALRIGHT GUYS! I called the deal about my car not going into reverse and they told me to bring it in.. but it only happened twice. Instead of going after the lemon law I am taking the more expensive and least amount of time approach, TRADING IT IN!! It almost brings tears to my eyes because I love everything else about the car, but I will not go through this tranny crap any longer! this is a 40,000 dollar car and GM should not allow this crap to happen and need to Fix the ISSUE with the TR-6060. Best of luck to all the guys out there that have similar issues and will have these issues. I want to thank everyone for your support and it has been a rough ride, but at least I can say I tried to own such a great piece of American muscle.
That is a DAM SHAME!! These Chevrolet dealers with piss poor trained professional staff!! They drive customers to this point and of course at OP's expense.
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:36 AM   #44
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not a 1le but my notchy shift 1-2 started at 36 miles,
now with 24K miles not any better but not any worse either ......
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Old 12-16-2012, 07:43 AM   #45
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ALRIGHT GUYS! I called the deal about my car not going into reverse and they told me to bring it in.. but it only happened twice. Instead of going after the lemon law I am taking the more expensive and least amount of time approach, TRADING IT IN!! It almost brings tears to my eyes because I love everything else about the car, but I will not go through this tranny crap any longer! this is a 40,000 dollar car and GM should not allow this crap to happen and need to Fix the ISSUE with the TR-6060. Best of luck to all the guys out there that have similar issues and will have these issues. I want to thank everyone for your support and it has been a rough ride, but at least I can say I tried to own such a great piece of American muscle.
Sorry to hear it's all come down to this for you. Will they order another 1LE for you? Or maybe you feel you've had enough.
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:09 AM   #46
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ALRIGHT GUYS! I called the deal about my car not going into reverse and they told me to bring it in.. but it only happened twice. Instead of going after the lemon law I am taking the more expensive and least amount of time approach, TRADING IT IN!! It almost brings tears to my eyes because I love everything else about the car, but I will not go through this tranny crap any longer! this is a 40,000 dollar car and GM should not allow this crap to happen and need to Fix the ISSUE with the TR-6060. Best of luck to all the guys out there that have similar issues and will have these issues. I want to thank everyone for your support and it has been a rough ride, but at least I can say I tried to own such a great piece of American muscle.
Sorry you're having these issues. I know what you're going through. Had problems with reverse on my V6 fourth gen and couldn't duplicate the problem for the dealership. 2nd gear went out at 39k miles, 3k after warranty was up, and caused the transmission to need a complete rebuild. Dealership wouldn't help and I should have pursued it further but didn't and ended up swallowing a $1,700 bill out of pocket. Just hit 139k miles today and reverse still clunks every now and then but I haven't needed another rebuild. I personally would make them fix it or get me another car but I can understand your decision. Good luck with whatever ends up happening.
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Old 12-16-2012, 11:21 AM   #47
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ALRIGHT GUYS! I called the deal about my car not going into reverse and they told me to bring it in.. but it only happened twice. Instead of going after the lemon law I am taking the more expensive and least amount of time approach, TRADING IT IN!! It almost brings tears to my eyes because I love everything else about the car, but I will not go through this tranny crap any longer! this is a 40,000 dollar car and GM should not allow this crap to happen and need to Fix the ISSUE with the TR-6060. Best of luck to all the guys out there that have similar issues and will have these issues. I want to thank everyone for your support and it has been a rough ride, but at least I can say I tried to own such a great piece of American muscle.
It's a new day!! If you havent completely given up, bring it to the west side of wisconsin to Runde Chevrolet. That"s wwhere I work. Got one of the best techs a dealership could ask for. He rebuilds, if needed, all the trans issues whether it is an auto or manual. or they just order a new one, which would probably be your case. This is straight forward stuff!! If a dealership won't do anything about it, it's because they don't have the know how or terrible customer service. Hate to see you get rid of it when not necessary. Here to help. Give us a call if you have any questions what so ever.
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:58 AM   #48
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BLKSS1LE,

I would like to look into this issue you are experiencing a little bit further. Please PM me with your first and last name, address, phone number, VIN, mileage, and involved dealership name.

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Old 12-17-2012, 10:29 AM   #49
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ALRIGHT GUYS! I called the deal about my car not going into reverse and they told me to bring it in.. but it only happened twice. Instead of going after the lemon law I am taking the more expensive and least amount of time approach, TRADING IT IN!! It almost brings tears to my eyes because I love everything else about the car, but I will not go through this tranny crap any longer! this is a 40,000 dollar car and GM should not allow this crap to happen and need to Fix the ISSUE with the TR-6060. Best of luck to all the guys out there that have similar issues and will have these issues. I want to thank everyone for your support and it has been a rough ride, but at least I can say I tried to own such a great piece of American muscle.
Hmm... That's a shame. Did they even get a chance to look at it? Sounds like your car has bad synchros. I can understand not wanting to go through the hassle of warranty repairs on a new car. Are you gonna get another Camaro or have you been soured by the experience?
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