Questions tagged [automatic-transmission]

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

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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 could cause a loud bang/chatter at cruising speed on fwy?

My Silverados 4l60e with automatic transmission suffered an unusual failure after entering the freeway & making last upshift. With no previous symptoms, it started Banging violently (felt like the ...
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No crank, no click

I had a 2010 scion xb, no crank no click but everything is working and the only blinking message is the picture of steering wheel with this symbol ( ! ) on the side of it. Please advise, thank you.
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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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Toyota Sienna 2009 Code P0705

A few months ago, check engine light, VSC, Trac off lights came on. And the Neutral and Drive lights turn on at the same time when in drive (the other gears just turn their on light fine). After ...
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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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Refill 2005 Toyota Tundra automatic transmission fluid

I made a mistake and drained the automatic transmission fluid on a 2005 Toyota Tundra with a sealed transmission. I was working too fast and pulled the AT drain plug rather than the oil drain plug. ...
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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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Grand Cherokee 2006 Laredo Transmission issue

I have a 2006 Grand Cherokee Laredo with issues with the transmission. It was working perfect and with no issues and after one day, I started the car and shifter is moving ok and selecting the right ...
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RAC in UK insisted on towing a automatic vehicle [duplicate]

I have a 1.4 TFSI Audi A3. The RAC in the UK insisted on towing it? Could this have caused further damage to my vehicle?
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Honda rev-limited at 4k RPM, automatic transmission won't shift into 5th gear, no CEL

I have a 2010 Honda Accord EX-L, with the 3.5L V-6 engine. 230k miles, all highway, so I'm still breaking her in. At the beginning of the Corona shutdown, I replaced the timing belt and water pump. ...
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all dash warning lights came on, barely driving

My vehicle is a 2009 Chevy Equinox. My engine was knocking a couple weeks back and flashed on every warning light i had. Doors stared locking and unlocking on their own and the shifter button was ...
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2007 Mercury Mountaineer won't shift automatically, able to drive on manual gear 1 only

I was on the way to work this morning when I suddenly noticed that my car (automatic transmission) won't shift up from the first gear anymore. This also happened a few weeks ago and, thinking it may ...
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Can I tow an automatic car if the engine is on

Can I tow an automatic car if the engine is on? Broken down due to low transmission fluid (possibly I am getting a sensor error). Is it possible to tow the automatic car about 5 miles at a low speed ...
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Nissan transmission test port - M10x0.9 thread?

2004 Nissan Xterra automatic transmission. Was trying to install an Autometer Trans Temp into the fluid pressure test port... realized that OE test port plug bolt is M10 x 0.9 thread?? Never even ...
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Automatic transmission car shudders when stopped

I have a Mitsubishi Lancer 2003 automatic transmission car. When it is in drive mode and stationary (brakes pressed) the engine starts to vibrate. Could anyone be able to let me know the how to fix ...
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DSG 7 speed auto gear box: Can I move the gear stick from D to N while going down hill or coasting then back again, all while moving?

I have a 7 Speed DSG gearbox Golf Plus, Mark 6, 2012, TDI. Will it harm the gearbox / transmission to move the gear stick from D to N while going down hill or coasting then back again, as a matter of ...

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