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Questions tagged [automatic-transmission]

Questions regarding automatic gearboxes, and associated parts such as torque converters

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2016 Camaro shifts hard on cold start

The car is a 2016 Camaro RS 3.6L V6 automatic trans with ~6500 miles. The first acceleration (I'd say from around 10 mph - 20 mph) tends to shift hard, I can feel the car lurch when it shifts gears, ...
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Thud sound when putting to reverse (R)

My Suzuki Alto 2016 F grade (Japanese model) is making a thud sound when putting to reverse gear. The car is triptronic but comes with a manual gearbox and a gear shifting unit ( Auto Gear Shift or ...
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My mustang doesn’t accelerate. 120000 miles

My car turns on just fine. After a while driving it. The car loses power and it doesn’t want to even hit 10 mph. My check engine light is on, but the machine tells me it’s the oxygen sensors. Can ...
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Transmission doesn't shift when gas gets below 1/2 tank. Help? [duplicate]

So I have a 1997 5.6L dodge ram, and whenever my fuel gets as low as around 1/2 to 1/4 tank, my transmission will not shift past third gear. It stays at 60-80 km/h revving at 3000-35000 rpm. But when ...
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I have a 1999 Isuzu Trooper. Can't figure out problems

I have a 1999 Isuzu Trooper. 3.5 liter V6. Automatic. My problem is, if I have it in neutral or park, the engine runs great. Smooth, no weird noises, it'll rev up to red line RPMs no problem. However ...
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Transmission Rebuild or Replacement

I have been reading and hearing about transmission rebuilding or replacement. Today a person was asking if they should sell their car or keep repairing it (it had a transmission problem). Notice that ...
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Fuse? I don't know what to do.

2005 Jetta. Was messing with the fuses and then the check engine light went on and now it won't shift from first gear. At 70mph the rpm are 5000. What can I do?
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Is it nessesary to push shift lock when shifting from Reverse to Drive?

Is it doing damage to an automatic when you don't push the button as long as you've stopped before changing directions?
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Is this transmission fluid high enough?

2013 Corolla... This was after my car was driving for 45 minutes on the highway. I checked with the car running in park. This is with wipeing the stick with a clean cloth before inserting to check. ...
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vx 2002 commodore Seized when going from reverse to drive

Tonight, i was reversing uphill to exit a park, put my car into drive and it Seized up. I had no control over steering or my break pedal, it would also not start up again. the only other issue ive had ...
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Am I risking engine or other damage by “babying” a failing transmission?

The transmission in my 2002 Honda Odyssey is on the way out. When cold, it tends to slip from 2nd back to first and sometimes also does weird stuff in 3rd and ultimately goes into limp mode. I did ...
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I replaced my transmission in a Pontiac G6 2006 ..Now it's stuck in park?

I have a Pontiac G6 2006, replaced the transmission, put it all back together and now it's stuck in park. Where did I go wrong? How do I reset the TAP?
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Buzzing sound coming from near passenger feet after shifting into park while moving

My friend was driving my car, and he pulled into a parking spot. It was a little up hill, and he forgot to shift out of drive and into park. The car started rolling backwards for about one second (not ...
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2001 bmw 325ci auto transmission

I have a 2001 BMW 325ci with an auto transmission. My problem is that when I put it in gear it only goes in reverse but not forward. In forward it only revs up. My engine light is on and says my cam ...
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2004 Pontiac sunfire

Please explain what could have happen... I drove to the store fine but when I came out started my car it wouldn't go into drive. I could reverse only but seeing I was over two miles from home that ...
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Have 01 Dodge ram 2500 desiel automatic transmission

Transmission started making grinding noise on way home. Took forever change gears put it in my garage dropped transmission found round bearings in bell housing. I can't tell if they were from front ...
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Torque converter issue?

My car is a BMW 5 series with the ZF8 automatic transmission. It doesn't shift perfectly - jerks a bit in all gears shifted in the first drive of the day, for around 10 miles then it becomes much ...
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Revs go up, but car doesn't increase in speed while shifting. Trouble accelerating

I have a 1.2L Corsa B automatic, and I'm having trouble accelerating. I can only get to 60 mph slowly on flat roads, and about 30-40 on a hill but 70-80 mph downhill. I can feel it hesitating when ...
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When you start it up and put it in gear it moves and drives fine but after three minutes I have no gears

So I'm driving to work and after pulling away from a stop sign the motor bogs down and when I let off the throttle and then reapply the throttle I have no gears. If I let the truck sit for 3 minutes ...
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Replacing Nissan Qashqai 2L (2008) Bearing Kit - RE0F10A

I'm working on repairing the automatic transmission in a Nissan Qashqai 2008 (2L engine). Specifically, trying to replace the transmission bearing (RE0F10A) using this kit: https://www.ebay.com/itm/...
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My Toyota Corolla 2005 starts after 3/4 tries

New Battery New Spark Plugs (1700+ km) Fuel Injectors running since September, 2009 Car remains idle for 5 days in a week (for the past 9 months) but i start it everyday Total mileage nearing 80,...
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02 Taurus no acceleration, miss shifting, and no power

I have a 2002 Taurus 3.0 OHV. I'm getting no acceleration, miss shifting, and no power. I installed a new EGR control valve, differential pressure sensor, air filter, and coolant temperature sensor, ...
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Towing a rear wheel drive vehicle in neutral

Can you tow a automatic rear wheel drive vehicle in neutral with the engine running without damaging the transmission? For a short distance.
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Automatic gearbox query

Thinking of buying a new/nearly new car (Focus/Golf type or compact SUV) with automatic transmission. Been reading up on auto boxes and note there are lots of different types and that some are more ...
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2011 Chevy Malibu will not reverse

What does it mean when ur car won't reverse but the other gears work? How do I fix it?
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2003 Pontiac grand prix

I'm having an issue with my car. When I drive it starts off fine for a few seconds, I let off on the gas pedal and the speedometer will instantly drop to zero. When I lightly push on the gas again the ...
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Chrysler 300C transmission won't shift directly from Drive to Park

My 2013 Chrysler 300C cannot shift directly from DRIVE to PARK. It stops before PARK but will go to PARK from REVERSE as well as from NEUTRAL. Why?
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Gear shifts to Neutral while driving and apply brake

My automatic transmission car gear changes to Neutral when the brake is applied while driving. This lead the car to stop for a while and I have to wait for about 10 minutes before I can able to shift ...
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Two problems, not sure if they're related. 2008 Hyundai Sonata RPM issue and starting problem

I have a 2008 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L 4-speed automatic with 175k miles that's been taken care of it's whole life. Just yesterday as I was accelerating it got to about 23-2500 RPMs and it slightly jerked ...
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Car starts and goes into gear but doesnt move

I have a 06 Lincoln ls now for a while the car wouldn't always accelerate initially hitting the gas but then it would and the car would jerk. Well other day I'm driving and it completely stopped ...
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Honda Odyssey (2002) proper troubleshooting of code p1751

Code is accompanied by rough shifting when cold. If I drive hard when its cold it will go into limp mode. If I take it nice and easy until its good and hot it seems to shift fine. I've been searching ...
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Coolant got on engine

Hi I forgot to put radiator cap on my 05 dodge durango and my car is reading a miss fire in cylinder 8 I replaced it but reading the same thing and its making a ticking noise
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Automatic transmission reverse problem

Have a 1999 Honda Accord ex 6.0. Auto transmission. My wife was driving the other day on freeway when her radiator blew a hole smoke came threw the dash so she panicked and turned car off and went to ...
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Why would my car be dropping in revs when in gear?

I have a 1998 ford Fairmont Automatic and recently got it back from the mechanics but have noticed it starts to drop in revs when in gear, and tries to stall. it's fine in park though.
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Putting an engine in gear with engine off - automatic

I'm going to be replacing the timing chain guides on a 2007 Nissan Xterra soon and am running into a bit of a hiccup. There's a tool one can buy that bolts onto the flywheel to lock the engine in ...
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2003 Ford Taurus SES Doesn't Move

On my way to work, my 2003 Ford Taurus decided it wasn't going to actually move anymore. Some Context It has been having some transmission trouble for a while now, jerking when I first accelerate (...
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I have 1999 toyota avalon and recently when the ignition takes to keep holding the more then usually and when i drive around the lights flicker

I took to the mechanic recently and told me it was air suction was lose stop for a week and then start again same problem
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What could be causing my transmission to slip?

Three days ago when I was leaving the store, I started up 2006 Chevy Trailblazer Ls and it wouldn't reverse. I tried to move forward and that wouldn't work either. When I switched from drive or ...
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My Pontiac Sunfire goes in gear with no problem but will not budge

It starts just fine idles fine but eill not move at all its a 2002 pull on my yard. Parked it went back out to leave and wouldn't move. The gearshift seem to be looser than normal.
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Should transmission pan bolts require re-torquing after first couple drives?

I recently changed the transmission fluid, filter and gasket on an old (1986) Chrysler 5.2L v8. Initially there were no leaks, but after a couple highway drives (about 50 to 60km each) it started ...
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1983 Chevy Midas motorhome engine question

My mother was driving her motorhome to a campground the other day. I was following behind her in our car. About 2 hours in, there was an "explosion" of some kind. It was massive amounts of white smoke ...
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No gears after serpentine belt replaced

After running car hot after serpentine belt broke, i replaced it. But now i dont have any gears! Reverse or drive or first or second? Could it be as simple as adding transmission fluid?
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Peugeot 607, automatic gearbox, unable to change from D,R,Parking when warm

I'm the owner of a Peugeot 607 with automatic gearbox, everything seems to work correctly when the car is cold, but when the car is warm, i'm unable to change from D-R, R-D, or Parking - D,R, if i ...
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My truck change its gear at higher RPM (15-18 sometimes 20) what would be the reason for this?

My truck (MAN TGX Tractor Unit) has an automatic transmission RPM goes for like (15 to 18 sometimes 20 when changing the gears mainly with a heavy load (35 Ton) on its trailer other trucks does the ...
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2000 Honda Civic automatic transmission issue

Please help! I have a 2000 Honda Civic ... car starts and runs fine but when I put it into drive or reverse. The car acts like it’s in neutral and only revs the engine but will not make the car move ...
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Automatic Car engine cut off while driving

I got a Peugeot 407 2006 (AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION), and it has cutoff/stalled 3 times and I am trying to figure out what's wrong. First time engine cutoff/stall: After applying the brakes and coming ...
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Can a bad rear differential hurt an automatic transmission?

I have a bad rear differential (one of the driveshaft seals is shot, and almost all the oil is gone), and I was wondering if this can affect my automatic ZF-6HP26 transmission.
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2011 Subaru Impreza (Automatic) Slipping when shifting uphill

My car has been having a hard time shifting when I accelerate a lot, mainly when I am driving uphill. It seems like it is slipping. There is also a burning smell from time to time I notice when I have ...
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Odd Auto Transmission Issue - 2002 4Runner 4WD

I have a 2002 4Runner (the V6) that sits for a few weeks at a time between uses (I live in coastal FL). If I haven't started it in a while when I put it into Drive the gears don't seem to engage ...
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vw polo vivo 1.6 2006 model gearbox problems

my vivo doesn't engage higher gear when its uphill till I get at the other end of the hill,it would just drop in speed and rev and pick up after a few seconds then drop again and gain till am done ...