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Old 02-13-2012, 03:26 PM
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My bet is that the transmission is largely to blame. You need to reset the TCM.
I agree. The automatic is an adaptive transmission. If you have just been cruising your car and not getting on it, shifts will start to get softer. To wake up the trans. pull the number 2 fuse (under the hood) for 20 seconds and then drive your Charger "like you stole it!"
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ACES IV and QuantumBlue. We have discussed it many times and you keep coming close and then end up using the wrong stuff!

Get the whole thing done and you will see a significant difference!!

My SRT8 picked up 25 hp and 37 ft lbs of torque with ACES IV and a full fluid change front to back!

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Recommend SRT's get full service at 50k, including plugs. You know I had everything done on mine at 50k with all QB products, serpentine belt and NGK iridium plugs. You remember the SRT Maggie bro's? Randolph with the black Maggie on 22" forgiato's was at 82k miles. He kept complaining how his car felt so sluggish and he wasn't kidding. It was like driving a 4 cyl. He did the same service as me and felt a huge difference, with in a matter of a week, his throttle was like new and it just kept getting better. No more hesitation or lag. You just gotta do it.
Brian, please PM pricing for the entire front to back change !!, im going to make the move this time

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My bet is that the transmission is largely to blame. You need to reset the TCM.
or get a predator ??
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I agree. The automatic is an adaptive transmission. If you have just been cruising your car and not getting on it, shifts will start to get softer. To wake up the trans. pull the number 2 fuse (under the hood) for 20 seconds and then drive your Charger "like you stole it!"
i usually get on it alot, but will it still be safe to try this ?? should i pull it while the car is at idle ??
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or get a predator ??
Predator allows you to reset the TCM and is safer than pulling fuses.
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Predator allows you to reset the TCM and is safer than pulling fuses.
What are the Cons to pulling fuses, as in what are the consequences ... ?
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my car felt sluggish like this too before to be honest!! i think i made a post about it...i used to bust my buddy's camaro and then finally he busted me good but i had a feeling before i even ran him i would lose prior to the past couple of weeks of the car feeling slugish...i try to reset tcm and it didn't really help to be honest...but my car has only 15k...dont know if its the fuel before the winter or what...be interested in what you do and see if you actually notice a difference.
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my car felt sluggish like this too before to be honest!! i think i made a post about it...i used to bust my buddy's camaro and then finally he busted me good but i had a feeling before i even ran him i would lose prior to the past couple of weeks of the car feeling slugish...i try to reset tcm and it didn't really help to be honest...but my car has only 15k...dont know if its the fuel before the winter or what...be interested in what you do and see if you actually notice a difference.
Yeah, its wierd, i couldnt tell you WHEN it started to feel like this, but i do remember it having so much more response and a feel for power.

My plan Currently(all at once) so i can see if it makes a difference.

90-100% BND fluids from front to back.

Change the spark plugs, Run some Lucas Injector Cleaner.

reset the TCM weather i decide to pull a fuse or get a predator.

Currently thats my basic idea... for now
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What are the Cons to pulling fuses, as in what are the consequences ... ?
People report other electrical issues coming up after pulling fuses. Search this and the LX Forums and I am sure you can find more specific information on it.
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Yeah, its wierd, i couldnt tell you WHEN it started to feel like this, but i do remember it having so much more response and a feel for power.

My plan Currently(all at once) so i can see if it makes a difference.

90-100% BND fluids from front to back.

Change the spark plugs, Run some Lucas Injector Cleaner.

reset the TCM weather i decide to pull a fuse or get a predator.

Currently thats my basic idea... for now
Sounds good except the Lucas. Change that to ACES IV and you will get much more out of it!

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If you're going to run a cleaner through your engine, I say use seafoam, I've heard nothing but great things about it. Of course use this as a one time thing and follow it up with regular use of ACES IV, that should clean out your engine.

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Sounds good except the Lucas. Change that to ACES IV and you will get much more out of it!

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Brian please send me a PM with all the pricing for a front to back change, PLEASE ASAP, i really would like to do this ASAP !!
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