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Push start a car with automatic transmission

Is it possible to push start a car with automatic transmission? Use case: Let's say the battery is dead or you have a bad starter. I know this can be done on manual cars by putting the car in to gear ...
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Do Manual transmission cars perform better than Automatic transmission?

I'm stuck between choosing a car available in both automatic transmission (CVT) and Manual transmission (6 speed). I wanted to know which one will perform better in the following aspects (considering ...
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CVT transmission slipping

I have a Toyota vitz 2007 and I am facing a problem for about 2 weeks now. Sometimes when I press the accelerator, the engine revs up but I hardly see any acceleration. The problem is severe when I ...
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What Accelerates a Vehicle With a CVT?

Back story This has been on the back of my mind for a while. I once had a long-term rental (5 months) with a CVT transmission, and after a couple of days, I figured out the best way to drive it, and, ...
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cvt transmission

I have a 2015 nissan pathfinder. It seems to take a long time when you shift into reverse. Other than that it seems fine. Has anybody else had that problem. My dealer says that at some point it had ...
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At a complete stop, why is my RPM in Neutral gear greater than Drive gear?

I always assumed that my engine would do less work in N (neutral) than in D (drive). However, I tried a little experiment. My car wasn't moving, my foot is on the brake, and I have in D. I then switch ...
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Engine braking with CVT - does it hurt the engine in some cases?

I have a 2013 Nissan Maxima with a 3.5L V6 and a CVT transmission. Like most CVTs these days, it has a "manual mode" where the driver can manually change the gear ratios by shifting through simulated ...
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Help me to pick correct Honda Fit Aria Gear Box Oil

I have a honda fit aria, And in gearbox i can find (AFT DW-1) as the gear oil. but my gearbox is a CVT and the oil can says "DO NOT USE for CVT", I am very confused wheather to use this gear oil or ...
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How often should I change oil in the CVT transmission

What is the recommended interval for the oil change in the CVT transmission for Mazda 2 2007, Chassis DE3FS EDIT The reason why I'm asking this questions is I don't have the user manual and local ...
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Wrong type of transmission fluid used

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid. It requires CVT transmission oil. I got the transmission fluid replaced in Nov 2015. A couple of weeks ago I found out that the mechanic had used the wrong type of ...
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Why is my 2011 Outback intermittently squeaking at 60-65 mph?

I have a 2011 Subaru Outback. It has 175k miles and a CVT transmission. I’ve had a lot of work done on it this summer: serpentine belt replaced Front driver’s side wheel bearing replaced Windshield ...
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Remove Transmission Oil Pan Stuck Bolt

I'm still in the process of changing my 2009 Nissan Sentra CVT fluid. But now I'm stuck, well, me and the pan bolt are stuck. I tried the combination wrench but couldn't get enough leverage. Took the ...
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Going at 60-70 KPH in first gear - does it damage the transmission?

I'm actually talking about a CVT transmission here. I understand that CVTs don't actually have gears, so what I mean by "first gear" in this case is switching to manual mode and accelerating the car ...
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How Many Partial Oil Transmission Fluid Changes Until Clean

I have to change my transmission oil (2008 Nissan Sentra CVT). It has a 7 liter total capacity, but due to the torque converter, I can only drain 4 liters at a time. Thus, I have to make several ...
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My 2013 Nissan Versa has 176,000 miles and runs perfectly except when I go up a steep hill

If I exceed 4000rpms on a hill the engine will rev out of control and I must pull over and shut off the car and recrank it to restore it to running normally.If Ican keep it under 4000rpms until I ...
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how to prevent uncontrolled speed while driving downhill in corolla cvt?

I got corolla cvt 2017 se car which i sometimes take up the hill on hiking trips to trail head. My worry is when I driving downhill it drives uncontrollably and requires constant braking. This clearly ...
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RPM vs Speed X-Trail T31 2010

I'm running a Nissan X-Trail T31 2010. It has a CVT gear box and when I'm running on 80kmph, the rpm is around 2.3. Is this normal or are there any issues when shifting gears? I'm asking that ...
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My 2015 Subaru Impreza hesitates when turning after stopping?

Impreza requires full throttle when coming out of a driveway and turning. It never does this at any other time. Dealer told me it was a problem caused by the CVT transmission? This can be really ...
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Can changing from R to D at slow speed in new types of automatic-like transmissions cause maintenance problems?

I have developed a certain shifting technique on my 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid. After reversing from the parking location, I change the gear to "D" from "R" while the car is still moving slowly rearwards....
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Nissan Primera 2004 CVT - starting issue

For the last 3 days I haven't been able to get my car to start, I can make the ignition crank over but it doesn't want to fire up. I do have an solid engine light going on the dash. Prior, last I had ...
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CVT transmission issue

Ok, I have a Saturn Ion and it has a CVT transmission. I know it has a small leak and I just keep putting fluid in until I can get it fixed. But this morning it started slipping really bad and I put ...
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Honda Fit gd 1 cvt suddenly won't accelerate, after how many seconds turns back to normal

I have encountered new problem with my car: Honda Fit gd 1 cvt. Going home I ran into small flood (water level is not high, just around the side skirts). Every time there is a flood the car won't ...
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2011 Nissan Altima's CVT is on the verge of dying - can the car be pushed in Neutral with Engine running [duplicate]

My 2011 Nissan Altima's CVT is slipping very badly. In essence, it's almost close to death. I live 3 miles from my shade tree mechanic who I respect & trust. He indicated that the car has so ...
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vibration on geely emgrand ec7

I have a geely emgrand ec7, 2014 . It has automatic CVT. I am facing a problem .Sometimes when I reduce speed and again accelerate, i see vibration and/or slipping in my car. Just like slipping a ...
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What do 'L' gear and overdrive do on my Nissan CVT?

Nissan Sentra, 2015. I get that the 'L' gear and the overdrive limit the gearing ratio on the CVT, but to what extent for each one? What if overdrive is off in 'L' gear? Since there are four ...
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Why does the Honda 2017 CR-V crawl in neutral when cold?

In the owner's manual for the Honda 2017 CR-V, the shifting page says this: Indeed, on a flat surface in neutral when the engine is cold, it will crawl forward like a typical automatic car in drive. ...
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Does driving a car economically damage the engine?

I have a Honda Vezel, which is available only in Japan. The closest (very close) equivalent is the 2016 Honda HRV. It has a 1.5 i-VTEC engine (whatever that means) and a CVT gearbox. The shift has ...
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Scooter with CVT transmission has intermittent jerkiness at low speed

I have a 2016 Sym Symphony ST 125cc automatic scooter which I bought second-hand from eBay a few months back. Having never previously owned a scooter I decided to get it serviced by a Sym approved ...
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My geely car Transmission signal blinking in dashboard

i have geely Emgrand ec7 2013 CVT model.From past three months crackling sound in transmission when i am slow the car like 30,20 speed..yesterday suddenly all transmission signal P D N blinking and ...
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Nissan Altima 2010 Transmission

Was a given a 2010 Nissan Altima by my mom's. The question is I feel like sometimes the transmission is a little jumpy and I know she has never changed the transmission fluid.(recommended every 30k). ...
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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 ...