Questions tagged [automatic-transmission]

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

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Can someone move my car if it's in Park?

If I'm parked on the side of the street, is it possible for someone or a group of people to move my car by pushing it for example? My car is an automatic and it was on Park with no hand-brake on ...
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2007 honda cr-v not pulling on inclines intermittently

2007 Honda CR-V automatic stick shift, starts making noise and won't go over 45 mph. This happens when pulling hill then stops after going down hill after a period. Then car runs fine and accelerates ...
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What could be the problem with my Range Rover going off when driving? [duplicate]

What could be the problem with my Range Rover going off when driving? I need to stop and restart it over again at times it doesn't pull after restarting , I need to wait for some few minutes before ...
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Transmission fluid shows to be over full and trans is slipping

I have a 2005 Ford F150. The transmission starting having problems shifting today. When I checked the fluid, it shows to be way over full on the dipstick. I have not added any fluid since I have owned ...
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Went in for a transmission repair, had two torque converts fail since, Jeep Liberty

I've been having some issues with a local transmission shop. Basically, I had my transmission rebuilt and it has failed on me twice since. My vehicle is a 2006 Jeep Liberty CRD. My model has the ...
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2008 Jeep Wrangler 3.8L V6 going into high RPMs on highway

I’m not sure if this is normal, but when I get on the highway the car maxes out at 55-60mph, and if i barely press the gas any farther the engine gets super loud and goes into high RPMs. I was ...
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Changed all engine\trans mounts, car vibrates even worse

I have 2002 BMW E46 330xi, it had some issues with vibration at idle (in drive or reverse). I have changed all 3 mounts plus new original nuts (2 for engine and 1 transmission mount). Tranny mount was ...
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Which transmission fluid does a 2014 Honda Fit GP5 Hybrid use?

I have a 2014 Honda Fit GP5 Hybrid, and I would like to know what gear box oil I must use and at what mileage interval to change it?
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I am having trouble with shifting my car in the correct gear

I would like to know what’s wrong with my car .. why does it drives in neutral??I have a 2008 Ford Focus and my shift gear doesn’t drive on the DRIVE label nor park on the Park label .. i don’t know ...
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Got a 94 z71 chevy with vortec 350 that wo t start

My 94 Z71 chevy will turn slowly but not fast enough to start motor. This begun after me & a friend changed the flex plate & starter. I have put in shimms on the starter & it didn't help. ...
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93 Thunderbird LX priority maintenance?

Purchased from first owner that said he had kept the basic rules and procedures for a stored automobile when I come in from out of town and sees a jump start hooked up this is where I knew it was not ...
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Torque Convertor 2012 Honda Civic

Can my torque convertor cause my Honda Civic to shudder when shifting from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd gear(automatic transmission)?
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Delay in gear upshift on high rev

I've noticed my Toyota Camry 2010 (automatic transmission) delays gear upshift on high engine rev (> 4000 RPM). But on low rev (typically below 3000 RPM) gear upshift is timely. This wasn't case when ...
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Transmission spins but does not engage in any gears

I Purchased a 2002 Mitsubishi Montaro a few months back and at the time of purchase the shift hole in the transfer case for the shift lever was sealed shut with a piece of sheet metal. The other day ...
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VW Golf 2012 DSG auto transmission runs fine but accelerate very slowly with the D1 gear

A month ago, I changed my DSG auto 7-speed transmission's mechatronic because of another issue and after that everything was working just fine. Recently I found that when I start my car and switch my ...
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changing the keys

My mechanic lost the keys to my S80, 1998 model. And then replace it with another key yet it still cannot start because he said there's a code needed to reset the new key so far the automobile ...
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Transmisson problems 2009 sierra 1500

I have a '09 GMC Sierra 5.3 rwd it has just under 80k miles. I was driving home and my truck felt like transmission wasnt accelerating pulled over and shut it off. Looking around trans fluid was all ...
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Transmission or torque converter issue?

Long story short, car is a BMW 530d automatic from 2012 with the ZF 8 HP transmission. The problem is, after the timing chain was replaced, 2 years ago (and transmission pullet out to do that), the ...
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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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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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Car died sitting in park

My sisters car died while it was in park, she said it started right up when she got in it, Then she went inside while it warmed up, when she came back out it was dead. I told her that it was probably ...
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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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Starting an automatic for the lazy mechanic

I have an ignition problem with my 1985 Mk1 Golf Cabriolet Automatic (1.6 EW engine). I was watching a YouTube video where the mechanic was testing the crank position sensor in on of these cars (it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.