Questions tagged [automatic-transmission]

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

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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

I am not sure if if this is the right forum to ask this, but even my driving instructor cannot give me a clear answer, hence the question. Learning driving on a toyota vios, automatic transmission. ...
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Transmission automatic 3.0

I just changed the transmission in 2004 Honda accord v6. How much transmission fluid do I need? The torque converter and all has been drained on the new one.
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What all do I need to buy when installing new transmission and torque converter

I'm installing a rebuilt automatic transmission in my 1992 Chevy Silverado 1500 extended cab two wheel drive. What all should I buy at the parts store besides transmission fluid , pan gasket and new ...
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No Overdrive - Flashing O/D light

I have a 2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0 OHV that is giving me some issues. The transmission was replaced 50,000 miles ago and is now experiencing some issue. It won't shift into overdrive and randomly ...
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2016 Jeep Compass Transmission Issue- cannot be replicated by dealership?

I purchased a certified pre-owned 2016 Jeep Compass back in Dec. 2017 from a large Jeep dealership. In April 2018, while on a 3 hour trip, the car would not accelerate past 30mph on an expressway-...
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Astra h, gear box overflow plug location

I have Holden Astra 2008 wagon. Engine z18-xer (1.8 litres) with 4 steps automatical transmission (AF17). I need to replace transmission fluid. Please help me find an overflow plug, (it is also called ...
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Bought a remanufactured transmission online

Okay I have a 98 Acura CL 3.0 with a automatic transmission, well I went online and found one that they say is remanufactured. So I have this transmission sitting on the pallet in my garage and I need ...
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All transmission gears shift too fast-- odometer shows 80mph when at 30-35

2000 Ford Expedition 5.4l awd xlt almost 250,000 miles. Cold streak came in. Used 4wd to run a few close errands no problems. A couple of days later, no coolant in reservoir. Made a short trip to get ...
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car vibrating only at 80-90 mph

I have a Dodge Charger 5.7 2016 (automatic transmission) It shakes (the car) at 80-90 mph its not like body problem no the car actually shakes a little if i remember correctly the steering wheel does ...
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Is my car ac condenser clogged?

I hosed down the condenser in my car today to see if it improves my ac What I realized is that the water didn't dry on some certain spots like the rest of the condenser. The top and the sides were ...
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Saab 9-5 (2006) engine lamp on - a loose hose found under the hood

When I start the engine of a Saab 9-5 (2006), the engine lamp is always on. I am not sure but I found two loose hoses. One of them I connected as shown in the image below. Could someone confirm that ...
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Transmission slipping at 90k miles

My 2010 Hyundai Elantra started having transmission slipping issues this year (engine revs, but there is no acceleration during driving). It has 90k miles on it. Took it into a mechanic and they ...
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Transmission Unit Changed on Jaguar XJ Super V8

My transmission unit recently failed on my 2005 Jaguar XJ Super V8, and I had it changed (Donor car was a Merc S Class from the same year I guess, as they used the same transmission). I have put ...
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Why can't I put my car into drive unless I put it into d3 first? Same with reversing, I need to shift gears into neutral first. Please help me

A month ago when I tried to start my car and drive after having parked it out my office it would rev but not shift into any gears so I took it to a mechanic and he told me that he had fixed the ...
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How to tell if I need to replace the transmission?

Subaru Forester 2011, 4AT Transmission I was planning a trip last month and noticed my car occasionally made a shake when accelerating from a stop. I sent the car to the dealer for an inspection, and ...
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Honda Civic violent shaking when put into reverse or drive gears

I Recently picked up a 2008 Civic EX sedan with the 5-speed automatic. Had it up for for a day or so fixing up the air suspension and replacing the power steering fluid and engine oil. I took it down ...
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Car won’t go over 35mph starts to rev. Chevy Tahoe 2007 5.3

We were on vacation and was stuck in traffic. Once traffic cleared we picked up speed and stopped at a light. After that that’s when it happened. The Tahoe would shift into 2nd and just rev up. ...
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2009 Subaru Legacy Poor acceleration with no DTC codes

2009 Subaru Legacy EJ253 Non Turbo 4EAT transmission The car seems to be in LimpHomeMode although I don't know how to verify that. Very poor acceleration with some hesitation when in drive. The ...
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What are the dimensions of Toyota's U660E Transaxle?

I want to do an engine and transaxle swap. 2GR-FE + U660E into a non-Toyota vehicle. I have the dimensions of the Engine thanks to the internet. I don't have the dimensions of the transaxle - Length, ...
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Automatic transmission odd behaviour on shallow inclines

I have a 2007 Renault Clio with the 1.6l engine and automatic transmission. Lately I have been experiencing a strange issue where the transmission sometimes does not automatically shift into third ...
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Can I park the automatic transmission vehicle while in neutral for a long time?

I Have a problem with a key, its difficult to start the vehicle when I park in park. I found it easy to start the vehicle when I had parked in neutral. Is it a problem to park the vehicle in neutral ...
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Why does my automatic vehical allow the engine to start while enganged in drive

I have a 2000 honda passport that has n automatic transmission, it doesnt catch gears but once in a blue moon it will drop into gear.. it will slowly move and finally catch if I force rev it which is ...
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Used motor and trans in my 09 escape limited 2.5l. Does it need to be reflashed?

It will start if starter relay is jumped and stay running but will not Shift into gear. Replaced the starter switch with new one and new starter relay. No power to the starter switch as I tried to ...
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is stepping on the gas while gear is on P(ark) spoil the car?

my car is a hyundai accent 2020 automatic transmission. my father often step on the gas pedal even if the gear stick is on P. I think he got use to do that in a manual transmission car or he just like ...
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Transmission on Scion slow to shift out of second gear, but only once

I have looked through the questions recommended by SO and none of them seem to address this specific issue - and it's the only one the car has, otherwise it's in immaculate condition. It is a 2007 ...
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2020 Nissan Sentra SR on acceleration, loses power and revs high

I have a leased 2020 Nissan Sentra SR automatic brand new and 4 months later 8000 kms I was merging on the highway. I couldn't accelerate although I had the gas pedal all the way down to the floor - ...
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2012 Ford Explorer XLT v6 Misfiring and Bank 2 Air/Fuel Ratio Imbalance

Have had a P0306 and a P0316 error codes for a while now and have changed the spark plugs, coils, intake manifold gasket, checked injectors and changed the injector for the cylinder misfiring(6). All ...
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07 Acura TL types S

Car has a loud whining sounds throughout all gears including neutral. The sound doesn't change as the wheel turns, but it does increases as engine is revved. It's not a squealing sound. I have changed ...
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2004 Toyota Yaris 5-speed automatic won't go in 5th when the engine is cold

Title explains. The car has a cold engine indicator; when the engine is cold, a blue dashboardlight is shown, indicating that the engine is cold. After driving for a while, the light turns off, ...
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Renault Logan 2011 unknown electrical issue

I have a Renault Logan 2011 since March 2018 and it has run for about 173,000 km so far. About a year back it started having this strange problem where during initial start the automatic transmission ...
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Vehicle is stationary but live data from ECU says Vehicle Speed is 255 km/h, throwing codes P0717 & P0793 and no reversing

I'm repairing Toyota Harrier ACU# (Automatic transmission) with no reversing problem. When gear is shifted to R she throws codes P0717 (input speed sensor A no signal) and P0793 (Intermediate shaft ...
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Is this an appropriate amount of "sliding yoke" visible on an 86 Dodge B250 / A727 Torqueflite transmission?

Looking at my driveshaft tonight I noticed there seemed to a lot of yoke sticking out of the trans. (Recent rebuild) Wondering if this looks right to someone experienced with this transmission/...
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Automatic Transmission Fluid Color

I changed my Transmission fluid with a system that drain and fill simultaneously a week ago, and I checked the color Today, Please See the picture attached, It seems too dark, is there any problem?
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I got a wipe stuck/ clogged in the Air-filter holes need helpful advice

I was changing/cleaning out my Air filter inside my 2004 Chevy Classic and as i was cleaning it out i notice the box where the air filter gone was very dirty so i wiped it with a wipe and it fell ...
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Lexus CT200h "stuck" in neutral after accident

I bought 2018 Lexus CT200h with slightly damaged front and it won't shift into Drive or Parking. After I push Start button it shows me that the car is in Neutral. Trying to put it into Drive or ...
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Why aren't automatic transmissions lubricated the same way as manual transmissions?

I know that you cannot tow a vehicle with an automatic transmission the same way as a manual. This is because the automatic transmission will not be properly lubricated. I read in the comment to this ...
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Rattling noise from transmission at certain RPM range

My 2004 Toyota Yaris with automatic transmission makes a ratteling noise at a very specific RPM range as can be heard in this video I made with my phone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_s-Jx7_MYk I'...
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Left automatic car in reverse with handbrake on - problematic?

As I was getting out last night, I uncharacteristically forgot the car in R, with the handbrake on; engine was off. This morning everything seemed ok, but I was still slightly worried. Specifically - ...
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Where can I find reliable place to find specifications about my car?

I have a Toyota Corolla (Fielder - 1ZZ-FE). I'm struggling to find a place where I can find detailed specifications about other parts. For example, I would like to know the transmission type (CVT or ...
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Automatic transmission slipping in gear under low load

2007 Mazda 6 with 74k miles: Car has a six-speed automatic transmission. While driving at low engine loads, especially in higher gears (5-6) the transmission feels like it is frequently slipping the ...
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Audi A4 B9 oil for automatic transmission

I want to change the oil on a Audi A4 B9 2015 2.0TDI 150HP FWD automatic transmission. How many liters go into automatic transmission and what type? I received the owner's manual in german but it is ...
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What is "transmission slip ratio" and is it normal to have anything other than 1.0?

I got a 5.4 Ford econoline 1998 edition. I got me a odb2 code readin app with the bluetooth on it... and I also paid extra to unlock the premium Ford specific data... all kinds of stuff in there. In ...
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Do Check Engine Light Codes get Stored in ECM if the check Engine Light turns off on it's own?

I have a 2010 corolla with 166k miles on it. I have never had any major issues with the car. This past Saturday I drove about 300 miles and just as I was about to get home I got 3 lights that turned ...
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Does healthy transmission fluid temperature rule out all transmission problems?

I got me a 5.4 Ford v8 1998 Econoline van. Ever since I done slapped a new radator in her, I been gettin awful paranoid about the transmission. You see, this van is heavy duty and the transmission ...
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Whats the best way to clean this wheel up?

I purchased this wheel on ebay because I was instructed it was balanced, but needed to be cleaned. The seller told me it was a mix of body filler from the orange-red,chrome still on it and the black ...
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700R4 Lockup Torque Converter? Lockup Solenoid? How do I do it? Kit Only?

I used to have a lockup TC in my 700R4, I recently needed it rebuilt & when it was placed back into vehicle they used a non-lockup converter. Now it seems to run hot, especially at higher speeds &...
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Torque rating of 8F35 and 8F57 transmissions

What is the maximum torque those Ford transmissions can handle? Bonus question: new 7-speed auto in a Ford Focus ST mk4 is based on one of those two with a 2nd gear removed. Does it keep the torque ...
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Can i use Honda CVT fluid in a Honda ATF transmission?

I have some Honda CVT transmission fluid left over from my previous car (2007 Honda Civic). My current car does not have a CVT, but an ATF transmission instead (2004 Honda Civic). I know its bad to ...
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transmission replace or rebuild?

I'm new here, I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction. I have an 06 Dodge Charger R/T and the transmission quit recently, I got a quote from edwards transmissions and engines and ...
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Can I bypass my transmission speed sensor and install a different type?

I'm working on a 1998 Nissan Frontier XE King cab automatic transmission 2 wd The vehicle speed sensor (vss) is located on the side of the transmission near the back. It has a two prong electrical ...
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