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Clunk..uh oh

So drivin through a parking lot today, maybe going eh 5 mph, i hear this loud clunk, and look down at my gauge cluster, and OH ****, the OD light is blinking. Ok, well i gotta go to checkers anyways so i pull in, look around inside, leave and start the truck up. No more blinking OD light, and it drives fine. This isnt the first time this has happened, but it always seems to correct itself after i restart it. It drives like complete *** until i restart it w/ funny shifts, some minor clunks, etc.

It seems to happen right after it rains to if that makes a difference

I hope to god the transmission doesnt take a dump, i cant afford to replace it. Any ideas?
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Mine has done that twice in the last month....Im not sure hwat it is...I asked my boss and he said not to worry to much just restart and go...My pathfinder did it to.
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mine did this about 5 weeks ago took it to 2 tranny shops both said same thing, bad torque converter, shaveings in my pan.....complet rebuild 1200 to 1800 bucks ><
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my probe started blinking the o/d light, a sign of a starting to go.

eventually it started revving at highway speeds too....

sold it and bought a civic........5 years later now, not 1 problem of the honda.
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hmmmm, maybe a trans flush would fix this problem?
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trade it in on a sunny day
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sold it and bought a civic........5 years later now, not 1 problem of the honda.
Other then the car starting with a H and ending with a onda.

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hmmmm, maybe a trans flush would fix this problem?
I doubt it. A trans flush won't fix a bad torque converter.
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Im not trading it in.
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then you'll have to deal with a F*d up tranny.
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couldnt i just replace the torque converter?
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Yhea If thats the cause of it and it sounds like it is. They are pretty easy to replace.
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Other then the car starting with a H and ending with a onda.



I doubt it. A trans flush won't fix a bad torque converter.
Yup, HONDA quality....
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