Car Information:
Nissan Frontier
Year: 2004
Engine Size: 2.4
Trans: Automatic

Issue / Question:
This last December when we had cold weather, my truck would not shift properly. This was only when starting out on+ a cold engine. When shifting was completed all was normal for the rest of the day. When going through shifting patter, transmission was hesitant going into 3rd gear. Shift was a jerk. After this completed shift patter, transmission was normal for the rest of the day. Truck has only 22,000 miles and is really “cherry”. I bought the truck at an estate sales as owner had died. This was this last October of 2009. At 21,000 miles, I changed out fluid to Amsoil ATF and new filter. No problems after wards, only when cold weather this past December. Is something sticking up in transmissions when weather is cold? Thanks for your opinion.

Answer:
Did you use the regular Amsoil ATF or the low viscosity ATF?
This application calls for the low viscosity fluid if the regular was used it may cause the issue your experiencing. A drain and fill with the low viscosity fluid may take care of it.

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