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Questions tagged [automatic-transmission]

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

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Honda Odyssey making strange noise

Ok so this is a hard one to describe, but just want to see if anyone could tell me what’s going on. Every time I start my vehicle up, reverse and then Go into drive, a weird click sound happens around ...
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What are the technical differences between a 2SZFE engine manuactured before 2005 and a 2SZFE manufactured after 2004?

I need to change my engine, I also found a company willing to perform the paperwork for changing to the same engine model. The car is a Toyota Yaris Luna with semi‑automatic transmission manufactured ...
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Transmission rebuild manual

Im wondering if anyone can help me locate an automatic transmission rebuild manual for my 2003 Honda Accord 3.0 v6. It doesn't shift the best and the casing is leaking so I want to repair it but I'd ...
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Car always jerk when shifting from P to D

I'm in the process of buying a used car. However, I've ran into some questions. On every automatic car that I've tried, when I switch gears from P to D or from P to R, there is always a jerk. My foot ...
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testing auto 4L60E transmission while not in vehicle

is it possible to test while not installed in vehicle my auto 4L60E transmission
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Automatic transmission car reversed in a hill with engine off in reverse gear, now the car won't move

Automatic transmission car reversed in a hill with engine off in reverse gear, now the car won't move, Can someone explain what's happening ? engine stopped when i was driving uphill due to low fuel,...
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slow accelation will not speed upo

I have a Mazda etude 1998 automatic. Starts ok but with very high revoltons. Thereafter revs dros right down and car will not go above walking pace. What can I do to fix this?
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transmission failure due to engine replacement

I have a 2007 kia sorento and because of complicated engine failure we decided to have engine replacement. I bought a 4m40 engine 2.8l(Mitshubishi Pajero) and a/t transmission. After the replacement, ...
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Car wont turn on Ford Explore

I have a ford explore 2002 limited edition and the transmission blew out on me but my car wont turn on anymore. Does the transmission have anything to do with my car not turning on?
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Why does my car slip from drive to neutral by itself?

Hello my name is Evelyn and I have a 2015 Ford Fiesta SE that I bought new. When I first got the car is had trouble shifting, it acted like a 4 speed car. What I mean is it would whine when it changed ...
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Very slow Acceleration

I have a 2003 nissan sentra gxe 1.8 and for the past 2 weeks it's been accelerating very slow when it first started I was gradually able to accelerate to 70 on the freeway but now it's gone down to ...
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Honda automatic trans fluid level

I have an 02 Honda Odyssey. I did a trans fluid change and fill a bunch of times. I checked the level when the trans was off but did not know to check the level when the trans is hot, so overfilled ...
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Is my Yaris key working correctly?

Is it normal that the driver's door not locking with key but but unlock, and the passenger door not unlocking with key but lock on Toyota Yaris 2006?
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mercedes s350 automatic transmission (722.906 ) is cutting out

i recently diy changed the transmission oil & filter and all shifting solenoids(re-manufactured) in my 722.9 box in an 06 S350 after it just started slipping and the obd scanner showed faulty ...
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Car losing speed on hills

I have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta sitting at around 124,000 miles. I recently was driving from St. Louis to Pittsburgh at my car would not accelerate properly and at around 70mph, if the rpm hit 4000, my ...
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Flashing O/D (OverDrive) light — Where is the code?

I'm working on a 2007 Ford Mustang. The O/D light is flashing and the transmission has some rough shift transitions. When I use OBDII to read the codes, there are no faults found, no faults in ...
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So I goofed… added fuel cleaner to transmission.

So... as the title says. I accidentally added fuel cleaner to my transmission, which is currently leaking (meant to add stop leak as a temp fix if it worked). I grabbed the wrong bottle and didn’t ...
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'95 Nissan Hardbody, auto trannie slipping in 1st, was told *not* to flush/replace the ATF?

Of the 5 people I've asked IRL, two have told me something like "in older trucks sometimes the transmission fluid is almost 'holding together' a bad transmission, and doing a flush & replacement ...
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Car moved to front when the engine is off while in D gear

I have a Suzuki Stingray 2014 vehicle and I am still new to it. Yesterday when I parked the vehicle on a cement floor, accidentally I had forgot to move the gear to the parking mode. However, I had ...
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What is the best course of action when Jeep Wrangler transmission has been driven with low fluid levels

A small pinhole occurred in the transmission cooler lines near the radiator in a 2012 Jeep Wrangler. It has automatic transmission. Over time the owner kept adding transmission fluid when needed and ...
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VW Golf 2012 runs fine but won't accelerate from park without giving it gas

I was driving the car and suddenly trying to stop it (of course I pressed the brake). While the car was moving 5 KM per hour, I accidentally shift gear from D(drive) to P(parking) and hard a 'gar' '...
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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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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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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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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