Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Hines Performance (HPE)
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Engine | Drivetrain | Powertrain Technical Discussions > V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6)

V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) Driveshafts | Differentials | Gears | Rearends | Clutch | Shifters

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-23-2010, 10:52 AM   #1
Topher5000
 
Drives: Yellow 2SS/RS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 51
Missed shifts with A6

When I bought my SS 3 months ago, the shifting could be quite jerky, but it smoothed out after a week or two. I usually drive in M but let the trans shift. I called the dealership & told them that I'm not worried about it, but I'd like something in my file.
Several times now, I've had the trans not shift up if I drive it relatively aggressively. I don't speed, but I do like to get up to speed quickly. I don't go fast enough to spin the tires, or even get close to spinning them though. When this happens, I have to either shift to D or use the tap shift.
Lately I've been driving in D. Yesterday, I came to a stop sign, & when I went to go, the car just revved up & didn't move. I put it in park & then back in D & it was fine. I may have been able to shift to M & then back to D to fix it too. Next weekend's a long weekend up here, so I'll wait until after to take it to the dealership.
Has anyone else experienced this? I'm just curious as to what it could be & how long it would take to fix it.
Also, with a new car with 3000km on it, is it reasonable to want a new trans put in? I know they're not cheap & I'll be happy with it being repaired, but I can't shake the feeling of going to a discount store & buying a refurbed TV, if you know what I mean.
Topher5000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2010, 06:58 PM   #2
bi11ymc
"Silver Street"
 
bi11ymc's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SS/RS L99
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Franklin, TN
Posts: 708
Quote:
Originally Posted by Topher5000 View Post
When I bought my SS 3 months ago, the shifting could be quite jerky, but it smoothed out after a week or two. I usually drive in M but let the trans shift. I called the dealership & told them that I'm not worried about it, but I'd like something in my file.
Several times now, I've had the trans not shift up if I drive it relatively aggressively. I don't speed, but I do like to get up to speed quickly. I don't go fast enough to spin the tires, or even get close to spinning them though. When this happens, I have to either shift to D or use the tap shift.
Lately I've been driving in D. Yesterday, I came to a stop sign, & when I went to go, the car just revved up & didn't move. I put it in park & then back in D & it was fine. I may have been able to shift to M & then back to D to fix it too. Next weekend's a long weekend up here, so I'll wait until after to take it to the dealership.
Has anyone else experienced this? I'm just curious as to what it could be & how long it would take to fix it.
Also, with a new car with 3000km on it, is it reasonable to want a new trans put in? I know they're not cheap & I'll be happy with it being repaired, but I can't shake the feeling of going to a discount store & buying a refurbed TV, if you know what I mean.
It happened to me once in 'S' mode. Early morning, cold car, heavy acceleration in first and thought it was never going to shift to second. Stayed at 4K for longer than I expected. Finally, shifted.
__________________
Silver Street - 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS, SIM, Gray, Cyber Gray Rally Stripes, Polished Wheels, Automatic (L99) - 553 RWHP/510 RWTQ

CAI Inc., ARH LT Headers with Cats, Borla Touring Cat-Back; Pfadt Coil Overs, Sway Bars, End Links, and Trailing Arms; Comp Cams Blower Cam, Dual Springs, Push-Rods, and Lifters; GM LS2 Lifter Trays, 6.2 MLS Head Gaskets, Crank Bolt, and LS2 Front Cover; 3-Bolt Conversion Timing Gear, Katech C5R Timing Chain, ARP LS2/LS3 Head Bolt Kit, Melling Hi Volume Oil Pump, TVS 2300 Supercharger (Black); Build by Vengeance Racing; Custom Tune by Vengeance Racing
bi11ymc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2010, 07:11 PM   #3
StlRomAniaN

 
StlRomAniaN's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 1,317
Send a message via Yahoo to StlRomAniaN
Normal. Those are the characteristics of the 6L80.
__________________


Pre-ordered on October 24, 2008

Inferno Orange Metallic 2SS/RS
Auto w/ TAPshift
=
funnnnnn, just like Megan Fox!

1100 = Preliminary Order: 10-24-09
2000 = Accepted by GM: 3-30-09
2500 = Referenced: 3-31-09
3000 = Accepted by Production Control: 4-18-09
3100 = Sequenced: 5-1-09
3300 = Scheduled For Production: 5-12-09
3400 = Broadcast: 5-19-09
3800 = Produced: 5-27-09 VIN# 12768
4000 = Available to Ship: --
4200 = Shipped: --
5000 = Delivered to Dealer: --
6000 = Delivered to Customer: --
StlRomAniaN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2010, 03:02 PM   #4
Topher5000
 
Drives: Yellow 2SS/RS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 51
Is it not moving from a stop in D normal too?
I'll still take in to the dealership & have it checked out anyways. Can't hurt & at least something will be on file if I have problems later.
Topher5000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2010, 03:34 PM   #5
SGOS252382


 
SGOS252382's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: S.W. Florida
Posts: 6,281
If your car is staying in a gear for a while (after letting up on the gas) before it decides to upshift, its very common for the A6s.

It usually happens when you mash the gas for a quick burst (short time) and then let off. The tranmission tends to stay in the lower gear at a higher rpm for a while before it decides to make the upshift. Sometimes it can take a long time (many seconds). But usually if you just go back to giving the car gas (lightly) the tranmission will go ahead and make the upshift.
__________________
SGOS252382 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2010, 04:26 PM   #6
jtzako

 
Drives: 2010 IBM Camaro SS
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: DFW, Tx
Posts: 1,156
In "S" mode it does that to me now and then and I tracked it to accidentally bumping the right hand shift paddle which puts it on M mode. Once I shift to D then back to S again it seems fine.

Now, there could be other causes, but in my case it seems to just be accidental.
__________________
2010 Camaro SS Imperial Blue | CAI Inc, CAI | Solo Hi Flow Cats | X-Pipe | Backup Camera | PDIM
jtzako is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-2010, 09:00 AM   #7
Topher5000
 
Drives: Yellow 2SS/RS
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Ontario Canada
Posts: 51
Thanks for the info guys. I won't worry about it then. I'm pretty sure it only happens when I mash the gas for a short time.
Topher5000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 05:47 PM   #8
Cal 20112SS

 
Drives: 2011 2SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,248
Ok I give up. What is "S" mode? And how do I activate it?
Cal 20112SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 06:43 PM   #9
bi11ymc
"Silver Street"
 
bi11ymc's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 2SS/RS L99
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Franklin, TN
Posts: 708
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cal 20112SS View Post
Ok I give up. What is "S" mode? And how do I activate it?
Automatic transmission cars have D for drive and M for manual mode. If you don't touch the button shifters on the steering wheel in M mode, it will change gears just like D does, only more aggressively. This is referred to as Sport mode. As soon as you hit a button, it goes into manual mode.
__________________
Silver Street - 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS, SIM, Gray, Cyber Gray Rally Stripes, Polished Wheels, Automatic (L99) - 553 RWHP/510 RWTQ

CAI Inc., ARH LT Headers with Cats, Borla Touring Cat-Back; Pfadt Coil Overs, Sway Bars, End Links, and Trailing Arms; Comp Cams Blower Cam, Dual Springs, Push-Rods, and Lifters; GM LS2 Lifter Trays, 6.2 MLS Head Gaskets, Crank Bolt, and LS2 Front Cover; 3-Bolt Conversion Timing Gear, Katech C5R Timing Chain, ARP LS2/LS3 Head Bolt Kit, Melling Hi Volume Oil Pump, TVS 2300 Supercharger (Black); Build by Vengeance Racing; Custom Tune by Vengeance Racing

Last edited by bi11ymc; 07-27-2010 at 07:20 PM.
bi11ymc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 07:03 PM   #10
Scott@Bjorn3D


 
Scott@Bjorn3D's Avatar
 
Drives: Kami, 2013 2SS LS3 Luvin
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Eufaula, Alabama
Posts: 6,015
Send a message via MSN to Scott@Bjorn3D
Put the car to M and do not touch the shift buttons on the back of the wheel, that is SPORT Mode. The cars will hold a gear longer up to 1 minute depend on throttle postions and car movements. Prime example is going around a corner and giving it gas. After straightning out it will hold the gear for a while ready for you to romp on it again.
__________________
2013 2SS, GM Strut Tower Brace, CAI Intake Black, VMAX TB, Elite Catch Can, Hotchkis Chassis Brace, Hurst Shifter, 3.91 1LE Complete Rear End, NPP, 1LE Track Pack,Factory Reproductions Style 41 ZL1 Fitment Wheels 10" on all 4 corners
Scott@Bjorn3D is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 07:06 PM   #11
Angrybird 12
Retired, Cancer Survivor
 
Angrybird 12's Avatar
 
Drives: 12 CAMARO 1LT, 08 Vue, 14 Spark
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: J. C. Tennessee
Posts: 17,572
Quote:
Originally Posted by jtzako View Post
In "S" mode it does that to me now and then and I tracked it to accidentally bumping the right hand shift paddle which puts it on M mode. Once I shift to D then back to S again it seems fine.

Now, there could be other causes, but in my case it seems to just be accidental.
you do know you don't have to shift into D and back to S to get it to go from manual to sport? You can just press and hold the right shift button on the steering wheel for a few seconds and it will go back into S mode from M mode.
__________________
Cancer's a bitch! Enjoy life while you can! LIVE, LOVE, DRIVE...CAMARO!

Previous Camaros: 1974, 1979 and 2010.
Angrybird 12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 07:11 PM   #12
Cal 20112SS

 
Drives: 2011 2SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 1,248
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott@Bjorn3D View Post
Put the car to M and do not touch the shift buttons on the back of the wheel, that is SPORT Mode. The cars will hold a gear longer up to 1 minute depend on throttle postions and car movements. Prime example is going around a corner and giving it gas. After straightning out it will hold the gear for a while ready for you to romp on it again.
Cool! Thanks for the info. I though I had a typo because I was looking for an S. I only have M
Cal 20112SS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 07:43 PM   #13
Angrybird 12
Retired, Cancer Survivor
 
Angrybird 12's Avatar
 
Drives: 12 CAMARO 1LT, 08 Vue, 14 Spark
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: J. C. Tennessee
Posts: 17,572
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cal 20112SS View Post
Cool! Thanks for the info. I though I had a typo because I was looking for an S. I only have M
actually the S will show in your DIC where it shows D when you are in Drive and M+gear selected you are in when in Manual. the lower left corner of the DIC beside the Odometer
__________________
Cancer's a bitch! Enjoy life while you can! LIVE, LOVE, DRIVE...CAMARO!

Previous Camaros: 1974, 1979 and 2010.
Angrybird 12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2010, 08:50 PM   #14
StlRomAniaN

 
StlRomAniaN's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 1,317
Send a message via Yahoo to StlRomAniaN
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyman 08 View Post
you do know you don't have to shift into D and back to S to get it to go from manual to sport? You can just press and hold the right shift button on the steering wheel for a few seconds and it will go back into S mode from M mode.
Oh jeez, here we go again. That's only for later VINS or cars with a new flash. Mine (#12768) won't do that.
__________________


Pre-ordered on October 24, 2008

Inferno Orange Metallic 2SS/RS
Auto w/ TAPshift
=
funnnnnn, just like Megan Fox!

1100 = Preliminary Order: 10-24-09
2000 = Accepted by GM: 3-30-09
2500 = Referenced: 3-31-09
3000 = Accepted by Production Control: 4-18-09
3100 = Sequenced: 5-1-09
3300 = Scheduled For Production: 5-12-09
3400 = Broadcast: 5-19-09
3800 = Produced: 5-27-09 VIN# 12768
4000 = Available to Ship: --
4200 = Shipped: --
5000 = Delivered to Dealer: --
6000 = Delivered to Customer: --
StlRomAniaN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 06:42 AM   #15
RickRay
INJACC
 
RickRay's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 CGM 2LT/RS AUTO
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Montreal (South Shore)Quebec, Canada
Posts: 5,768
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyman 08 View Post
you do know you don't have to shift into D and back to S to get it to go from manual to sport? You can just press and hold the right shift button on the steering wheel for a few seconds and it will go back into S mode from M mode.
Will have to try this,,,,good to know.
__________________

Last edited by RickRay; 08-03-2010 at 03:59 PM.
RickRay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:25 AM   #16
Angrybird 12
Retired, Cancer Survivor
 
Angrybird 12's Avatar
 
Drives: 12 CAMARO 1LT, 08 Vue, 14 Spark
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: J. C. Tennessee
Posts: 17,572
Quote:
Originally Posted by StlRomAniaN View Post
Oh jeez, here we go again. That's only for later VINS or cars with a new flash. Mine (#12768) won't do that.
Can't you go back and get it reflashed at the dealership? they should be able to do it under warranty... There may be other updates you need and could get from the reflash...
__________________
Cancer's a bitch! Enjoy life while you can! LIVE, LOVE, DRIVE...CAMARO!

Previous Camaros: 1974, 1979 and 2010.
Angrybird 12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 08:25 AM   #17
jtzako

 
Drives: 2010 IBM Camaro SS
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: DFW, Tx
Posts: 1,156
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyman 08 View Post
Can't you go back and get it reflashed at the dealership? they should be able to do it under warranty... There may be other updates you need and could get from the reflash...
Mine also doesnt do this, which is why I have to go to D and back. I could probably get it flashed but havent had cause to go to the dealer since that update came available.
__________________
2010 Camaro SS Imperial Blue | CAI Inc, CAI | Solo Hi Flow Cats | X-Pipe | Backup Camera | PDIM
jtzako is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 10:30 AM   #18
StlRomAniaN

 
StlRomAniaN's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 1,317
Send a message via Yahoo to StlRomAniaN
Quote:
Originally Posted by jtzako View Post
Mine also doesnt do this, which is why I have to go to D and back. I could probably get it flashed but havent had cause to go to the dealer since that update came available.
My dealership says they don't have a flash available. They're not too smart.
__________________


Pre-ordered on October 24, 2008

Inferno Orange Metallic 2SS/RS
Auto w/ TAPshift
=
funnnnnn, just like Megan Fox!

1100 = Preliminary Order: 10-24-09
2000 = Accepted by GM: 3-30-09
2500 = Referenced: 3-31-09
3000 = Accepted by Production Control: 4-18-09
3100 = Sequenced: 5-1-09
3300 = Scheduled For Production: 5-12-09
3400 = Broadcast: 5-19-09
3800 = Produced: 5-27-09 VIN# 12768
4000 = Available to Ship: --
4200 = Shipped: --
5000 = Delivered to Dealer: --
6000 = Delivered to Customer: --
StlRomAniaN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 01:37 PM   #19
Angrybird 12
Retired, Cancer Survivor
 
Angrybird 12's Avatar
 
Drives: 12 CAMARO 1LT, 08 Vue, 14 Spark
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: J. C. Tennessee
Posts: 17,572
Quote:
Originally Posted by StlRomAniaN View Post
My dealership says they don't have a flash available. They're not too smart.
Oh well, that sucks.. sorry I thought all the Auto's did that.. I guess I learned something else...
__________________
Cancer's a bitch! Enjoy life while you can! LIVE, LOVE, DRIVE...CAMARO!

Previous Camaros: 1974, 1979 and 2010.
Angrybird 12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2010, 03:59 PM   #20
RickRay
INJACC
 
RickRay's Avatar
 
Drives: 2010 CGM 2LT/RS AUTO
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Montreal (South Shore)Quebec, Canada
Posts: 5,768
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyman 08 View Post
you do know you don't have to shift into D and back to S to get it to go from manual to sport? You can just press and hold the right shift button on the steering wheel for a few seconds and it will go back into S mode from M mode.
Quote:
Originally Posted by RickRay View Post
Will have to try this,,,,good to know.
Mine does not do that either....
__________________
RickRay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2010, 10:29 PM   #21
bumblebeecamaro
Car Lover By Nature
 
Drives: Mini Cooper S
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Central FL
Posts: 2,307
my A6 has been scarring the crap out of me lately. when I drive the car hard, the shift points between fourth and fifth gear are very sloppy. almost to the point to where it feels like the tranny is slipping when doing the 4th to 5th gear transition.

I'm hoping this is all in my head.
__________________
bumblebeecamaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2010, 10:53 PM   #22
2010 SSRS



 
2010 SSRS's Avatar
 
Drives: 3 V8 Camaros
Join Date: May 2009
Location: The Ocean State
Posts: 123,978
I tapshift all of the time and have not ever had a missed shift
__________________
Jannetty Racing JRE Street Package
2010 SSRS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2010, 05:17 PM   #23
StlRomAniaN

 
StlRomAniaN's Avatar
 
Drives: IOM 2010 Camaro 2SS/RS
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 1,317
Send a message via Yahoo to StlRomAniaN
Quote:
Originally Posted by bumblebeecamaro View Post
my A6 has been scarring the crap out of me lately. when I drive the car hard, the shift points between fourth and fifth gear are very sloppy. almost to the point to where it feels like the tranny is slipping when doing the 4th to 5th gear transition.

I'm hoping this is all in my head.
Go back to your tuner and ask.

Or...

Just go get that transmission built for ~$2,800 and you won't have to worry about a thing.
__________________


Pre-ordered on October 24, 2008

Inferno Orange Metallic 2SS/RS
Auto w/ TAPshift
=
funnnnnn, just like Megan Fox!

1100 = Preliminary Order: 10-24-09
2000 = Accepted by GM: 3-30-09
2500 = Referenced: 3-31-09
3000 = Accepted by Production Control: 4-18-09
3100 = Sequenced: 5-1-09
3300 = Scheduled For Production: 5-12-09
3400 = Broadcast: 5-19-09
3800 = Produced: 5-27-09 VIN# 12768
4000 = Available to Ship: --
4200 = Shipped: --
5000 = Delivered to Dealer: --
6000 = Delivered to Customer: --
StlRomAniaN is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

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
Tremec Missed 1-2 shifts, Notchy jomo45 V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 530 10-25-2012 04:40 PM
They released the Z28 and everbody here missed it! Jefe's SS 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 44 07-23-2010 12:35 AM
missed tpw crazy cat Camaro Price | Ordering | Tracking | Dealers Discussions 1 06-26-2010 09:47 AM
HPTuners - Shifts (A6) question RickyTheStorm Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 2 11-21-2009 10:19 PM
12.943 at 106.01 all stock LS3 , missed 4th gear nhra stocker Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 23 11-08-2009 09:14 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.