1st Jun 2004, 20:17
I also have the 94 auto and I also had problems with it shifting when cold. We got some transmission additives at the store for about $10 and it seems to have fixed the problem. I'll add another update in a week or so... I also own a 98 Honda SUV and a 69 Pontiac Fire bird convertible. The Fire bird is a sweet drive, but the Tracker is the main driven car. The Honda only goes on family trips... I LOVE MY LITTLE TRACKER... No way I would let it go... I have had it for 3 years with very little maintenance needed... Reliable to the max...
30th Jun 2004, 13:41
Hey all, This may sound a little crazy, However when we bought our Tracker (about a year ago) the transmission was doing the same thing as yours. Apparently the previous owners had trouble with the radiator and it was all gummed up and not circulating properly. Since we replaced the radiator we have not had any trouble with the transmission... try getting your radiator and the block flushed. If this helps it is a really cheap fix! Good Luck.
P.S I Love my Geo too.
26th Dec 2004, 21:36
I'm also having transmission difficulties. What did the $29.99 transmission service involve? Secondly, what was the name of the $10.00 additive that was used? Thanks.
18th Aug 2011, 04:48
That guy just wants your money. How could a transmission service make it worse?
6th Jun 2015, 23:26
There are two types of transmission "service" as far as I know. If your automatic has a problem already, a pressurized complete fluid flush can increase your problem, but a simple drain and new filter and good quality fluid put back in is a regular maintenance thing on some high mileage vehicles. That's going to leave about a third of the old fluid in it, so you may want to do just the fluid (not the filter) again after giving it time to blend.