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Questions tagged [automatic-transmission]

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

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Toyota Yaris transmission problem

2008 Toyota Yaris have a weird problem, It have MMT semi-automatic transmission and last week its change to N itself suddenly. It does not change to 1 when i take to D mode. I wait a while then it ...
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Is this transmission fluid level too high?

I had the transmission fluid changed at the dealership (non flush). On my 2013 Corolla. This is after driving 30 min on hot engine with it running. Is this level too high? Update: Here are new ...
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Automatic bikes [closed]

I know this is a very subjective and could be off the topic,but still i want to know why are cars with auto transmission are quite popular but motorcycles with automatic transmission are very rare to ...
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Flashing Check Engine Light Hyundai Accent

Check engine light repeatedly flashing until car warmed up - should I be concerned? Its been below freezing here.
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Slow acceleration

I have a Toyota Corolla that hesitates when accelerating from a stop point, ie from 0-20kmph. Then, speed is normal above 20kmph. A description of the sound would be: engine rises and so does the RPM(...
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2011 Honda Civic Coupe Vibration in Reverse

I have a 2011 Honda Civic and since it has been cold (winter in New England, US), from a cold start, idling or moving in reverse, the car vibrates but does not do it in park nor drive. At first I did ...
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Delayed shift between reverse and drive with harsh engagement

Model: 2005 Volvo S40 2.4i / 5 speed automatic Mileage: 127k Miles / 3rd owner Transmission service history: not even changed ATF Other relevant services: replaced all engine/transmission mounts last ...
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(N) neutral position automatic transmission?

Hello everyone I just want to say that my pleasure to be member here My name is Hani I am from Egypt my car is a 2016 hyundai i30 2.0 (AT) OK my topic is about neutral position 'N' ( AT ) Before I ...
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turn off the car while the gear shifter (N)?

firstly I am happy to join her in amazing place I have very important question and it's really am afraid about it I have 2017 hyundai elantra automatic transmission (AT) Hear is what happened "last ...
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On Car Tire Balancing in Automatic Cars

Will doing "On Car Tire Balancing" for balancing wheels of Automatic transmissions cars cause any issues to the transmission? You can see an On-Car balancer in this YouTube video.
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Are 4r70w transmissions interchangable?

I have a 2006 e-150 that needs a transmission. The transmission I took out was a 4r70w. I found a 4r70w out of a 2000 e-250 on ebay. Can I use that transmission as a replacement? The seller only ...
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Slow auto transmission pickup when really cold - 2015 RAV4 32K miles (Redline D6 fluid)

Many owners of many vehicles report this issue, so am guessing it's not a big problem. The vehicle crawls in reverse or any forward gear until things warm up; normally just a few seconds. ~Thirty ...
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When I put to Drive my transmission goes to manual

KIA RIO 2013 model. I have the option to put it to "D" or +/- for manual. After starting the vehicle I shift from "P" to "D" and it won't move. When I step on the accelerator it goes to "1" even ...
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Reverse gear in Auto transmission not properly engaging after pushing car

I have a 1997 Audi A4 quattro that was not driven for a while, It was given to me by a friend who emigrated. All gears were working fine however the battery was flat and the car was parked right up to ...
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Car “clicks” and rolls down hill in park

Today I parked on a small hill that was probably about a 25% - 30% grade. I used the parking brake as always and did not have any issue when I first parked, even just leaving the car in park without ...
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jumping RPMs around 60-100kms when i push it harder , lower acceleration due to this issue

I've got a 2001 Honda Civic 1.7L 4cyl. engine with an automatic transmission. My issue with it is mainly I find when accelerating faster, like merging on a highway, if I try to push it until it ...
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Automatic transmission difficult shift to upper gears

The car is a 1986 Ford Thunderbird 2.3L Turbo coupe, automatic transmission. Just got it for a few weeks and found it was very jerky when it tries to shift to higher gears, especially around 30 MPH. ...
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Idling with no transmission fluid

I ran out of transmission fluid due to a break in the tubing. Can I idle in Park with no transmission fluid?
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Strange noise after clearing speed bump

I bought a new Renault Captur EDC (automatic) last week. It has been driving fine but yesterday I heard a brief strange noise immediately after clearing each of 2 speed bumps going up a steep road - ...
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2008 Ford Escape takes longer to shift into 3rd or 4th gear? Then high rpm at 100km/hr

So I was driving my 2008 Ford Escape 3.0 litre (185,000 km) on the highway and all of a sudden the wrench light comes on. So I pulled over and reset the need oil change message and turned the vehicle ...
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Transmission 4r44e Wire harness replacement

Im trying to figure out which wires should i use to replace these. keep in mind these cost roughly $ 140 new, currently I cant afford that. used go for $ 50 dlls Im mostly interested in looking for ...
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Car jerks when shifting from Reverse to Drive

Recently, my car started jerking when the drive stick is shifted from 'R' to 'D' position. This doesn't happen when shifting between other positions (not even D to R) or when I switch between gears ...
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Does One wheelspinning in mud damage my car?

if one of wheels trap in mud or lifting up on Jack so rotate idle, and another wheel stop to rotate(because differential), is this situation damage torque converter or Automatic transmission?? or ...
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Is my car likely to last longer being driven 40 miles a day at highway speeds or 14 miles a day in stop-and-go traffic? [closed]

My fiancée has a 1994 Toyota Corolla that is on its last legs (or tires, or whatever) with almost 330,000 miles on it. We're planning to get rid of it when it either becomes disabled or we take it in ...
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Gearbox issues VW Bora MK5 (Bora in Mex) 2007

I've been driving my VW Bora for 7 years. Has had its regular oil changes, tune-ups, tires and brake changes. I love my car and want to keep it perfect. For the last 6 months I have felt that the ...
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Muffler fell off and engine hesitates/stalls - Why and how?

I have a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria. Yesterday I went shopping and when I started my car to go home, the engine had a rough idling and eventually stalled when the transmission was in D. I didn't know ...
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Single “thunk” sound when coming to a stop

Vehicles: 1996 Dodge Intrepid, 350,000km, 3.3L V6, 4-speed automatic 2000 Ford Windstar, 168,000km, 3.8L V6, 4-speed automatic Symptoms: I've seen this on 2 vehicles now (the 2 above). When slowing ...
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BMW X3 Jumps to Parking mode

I drive a 2012 BMW X3 F25 (2.0d) automatic. Very frequently, when I come to a halt, the shifter jumps to parking mode. If I disable the Start/Stop system, the problem seems to disappear. I got many ...
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How do automatic cars rev match so quickly when up shifting?

In a manual car, when you up shift, you need to wait for the engine RPM to drop to a certain value so that the engine speed matches with the speed of the gears you want to shift into. On my manual car,...
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1997 Blazer, GM 4.3: Intermittant transmission symptoms. Key stuck, torque Converter and solenoid codes

Curious transmission symptoms the other morning. A few details to build the context: First I was the OP for this question, same vehicle...'97 Chevy Blazer, 4.3, 4wd, 257k miles on the original engine ...
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How do I diagnose a blinking overdrive off light on a 2001 Ford F-150 with 4R70W transmission?

Today the "OFF" light on the transmission shifter starting blinking on my 2001 Ford F-150. It is the 4.6L with a 4R70W transmission. I pulled the codes but all I found was "Evap system inoperative" ...
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Subaru Outback - can spin one rear wheel with auto transmission in Park

So while I was changing brake pads on my 2003 Outback automatic (H6 3.0, if it makes any difference), I reattached the rear driver's wheel (the car is RHD, so the driver's side is the air intake/fuel ...
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How can I test transmission or wheel bearings myself?

My 1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3 4DR is making a sound like the old days bearings did. I have a great mechanic who even took it to another mechanic. Neither could say which was bad: the $4,000 ...
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Parts to replace when changing transmission

For a simple manual front wheel drive car like a 04 Honda Civic, or any Honda Civic, what parts should be replaced that are easier to replace when the transmission is out? I'm replacing a manual ...
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two conflicting mechanics opinions on what needs to be fixed, which one should I work with?

I drive a PT Cruiser with an automatic transmission, that only has about 75k miles on it. One day recently, I found that while I was stopped in traffic, my car wouldn't move while it was idling. For ...
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Odd lag with Mitsubishi ASX auto

I was test driving a 2017 model ASX - 2.2 litre auto diesel - and experienced an odd lag at one point. Having driving other automatics, I understand there's a bit of lag - but this was very unusual. ...
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Synthetic transmission fluid for a Peugeot 508 1.6 turbo petrol?

My car has Aisin gear box AM6 recommended AW1 Oil (it's mineral oil). I need to know 2 things: Is it possible to change to synthetic oil? As this oil is not aftermarket yet, what equivalent oils ...
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Problems when I'm driving lack of power

1973 Chevy Monte Carlo 350 4bbl small block having problems with the car want to put in drive and take all driving it doesn't seem to want to go cast 40 miles an hour so I figured trying to change the ...
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Weird AT gearbox behavior on Volvo S40

I've got a 2.4L N/A Volvo S40 2008 with a 5 speed AT transmission. I've noticed a weird behavior: under normal acceleration (e.g. from a stoplight) the transmission very quickly changes into 4th (at ...
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Strange Automatic Transmission Issue

I'm not sure if this is cause to worry or not, but there is a bit of back story to this as well; I drive a 2006 Toyota Corolla with an automatic transmission. About 3 years ago, a line in my ...
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Which is better in terms of Fuel Efficiency/Maintenance? 4 speed AT or CVT?

My car search has finally been reduced to Suzuki Ciaz and Honda City. Suzuki Ciaz comes with 4 speed AT whereas Honda City comes with CVT. Which transmission is better in terms of fuel efficiency and ...
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Reverse not working, tranny noisy

I thought I was stopped and put vehicle in reverse. Strange noise now no reverse and tranny whines and seems to shift hard on drive gears. Its an '04 Silverado 2×4, v6, 4.3l had no problems prior that ...
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4L60E small RPM flash during 2-3 upshift

I have 2001 Chevy Tahoe with 4L60E tranny. The car has only about 160k miles as for now. Last year I installed TransGo Shift-Kit 4L60E-HD2 - actually only the parts that make the shifts firmer and ...
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What could be causing a grinding noise when car accelerates quickly?

My son is an hour away and we are trying to diagnose this problem on a 2001 Toyota Corolla. When the car is accelerated slowly and gradually everything is fine. However when the gas "pedal is to the ...
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Can driving in drive 2 damage my car

Not going to over inform here, suffice it to say that my 1997 Jeep Wrangler engine begins to choke and cut off at stops. Many ideas and repairs tried. I recently found that driving in (Automatic) ...
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Vehicle Stalls at lights and going up hills

After driving a few miles, 2002 Ford Explorer will start sputtering after stopping at a light. Also, does the same thing when going up hills.
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Strange noise when putting automatic transmission on “Drive” or “Reverse”

When I put the car in either "D" or "R" (with/without brake pedal applied), I can hear some pretty strange, but quiet, continious "clicking" noise. Actually, it's difficult to me to explain that noise,...
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Is it safe if I forgot to put the handbrake on when I turn off the car?

Earlier today, I forgot to put the handbrake on when I turn off our car. Is it totally safe or is it dangerous to our car? My car has an automatic transmission.
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Stuck in d3..please help

My 2006 Honda Accord is stuck in d3. It's just now happened. It still seems to be shifting like it would normally. And I can move the shifter down but it will not go from d3 to d, N, R, P......any ...
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What is my cars problem?

I have a 2004 Nissan Maxima (168,000 miles). I stopped at a red light, but I pressed the gas to go again and there was a slight pause before my car began to gain speed and accelerate at a decent pace....