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Questions tagged [transmission]

These are questions regarding either manual, automatic or CVT transaxles and their component parts.

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How do you really know if you need a rebuit transmission?

My 1998 Isuzu Trooper sounds funny at 58 MPH hours and sometimes it slips out of gear and jerks back in. I've taken it to several mechanics and they say it's fine... That's good but I wont a smooth ...
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Why does my 1997 Chevy Suburban drop out/not shift after 2nd gear?

On a trip today we were driving down the Interstate when all of the sudden the RPMs went way up and we lost all power. We managed to get off the road, and some experiments, at 25MPH it would ...
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Random RPM boost

For the last week I've been having an issue with my RPM boosting highly for no reason. I drive a Peugeot 307 1.6 HDI S 90BHP. Whenever I shift from 2nd to 3rd and start gassing it up a bit moving up ...
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Why isn’t my transmission working after replacing the engine

I just replaced the engine on my 2014 Hyundai Sonata and now the transmission won’t get into any gear at all. I know for sure the transmission was good before the engine blew.
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Car speed not more then 100 km/h

I have a 2004 Volvo XC70. Normally if I travel at 110 km/h my engine speed is at 2400 RPM. Now I have to press accelerator up tо 3000 RPM, but max speed is 100 km/h and won't go higher. This problem ...
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2005 4x4 chevy avalanche 1500 While driving Rpms increase but speed does not

So, on my 05 avalanche, i recently was driving and all of a sudden the Transmission HOT. Message came up on the display, As soon as it did it started sounding funny, revving high rpms, not wanting to ...
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Hard shifting auto transmission, all seems well

The car is a BMW automatic diesel from 2013 with the zf 8 speed tranny. After replacing the timing chain and cleaning the intake manifold 2 years ago it started exhibiting hard shifts, worse when ...
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Loud grinding sound from gearbox

We've replaced the old clutch on our Toyota Land cruiser prado 2002 to a new one and when we put in gear there's a very loud noise, it sounds like a chain spinning all around coming from the gearbox. ...
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2010 Jetta Stuck in park

Shifter won't move. I checked all the fuses. Brake lights work. No foot on brake indicator on dash. I don't know what it is. Have no problem pushing the manual release under the shifter. Check engine ...
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2013 Ford Transit Connect 2.0L engine R/R Transmission estimated Labor times?

What website can I utilize to find the estimated labor hours for the removal and replacement of a transmission, including all fluids for a 2013 Ford Transit Connect with a 2.0L engine? Or does anyone ...
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Can Transmission get damaged While the Car is in Neutral While parking Brake is on?

Can transmission get damaged while the car is in neutral while the brake is ON ?? Does towing damage the E-Brake ? Let's say the towing distance is 20 Meters?
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1993 Triton Diesel 4x4

Wondering if there was a common fix such as a gearbox or diff swap to bring the cruising revs down on a 1993 diesel Triton. currently revs in 3000 rpm range at 100k/hr hoping to bring down about 500 ...
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My car is a May 2017 Tata Bolt

At 20,000 Kls my car had a massive gear box failure when taking off in first gear. because no spares were available it took ten weeks to repair. Three month later, three days before the 30,000 Kls ...
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Hearing Rattling Noise When AC Engages

I have a 2008 Honda Civic Si and whenever I engage the Ac and have the car in neutral, I can hear a rattling noise, which seems to be coming from the gearbox. However, If I should depress the clutch ...
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Poor Uphill acceleration and skipping gears

I have a Honda CBF125cc 2010 model. I have recently tightened the chain and changed the sprockets. In the last couple of weeks my bike seems to skip 4th gear. I can physically move the gear shifter ...
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transmission, clutch, tcm

Please help! I'm having this same issue on my Ford Focus 2013 SE. I drove 4 hours out to snowboard and 3 minutes away from the resort my car slows down and I rev the engine and the RPMs shoot up but ...
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how much atf oil is needed on a 2001 vw jetta when serviced?

Some people say to put 5 qts. of ATF when doing the filter change on my jetta 2001, some say to use only 4 qts. what is the correct amount needed?
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Heavy grinding noise when driving off in first gear

I have a Transit 07 plate 2.2. Whenever I drive off in first gear the noise seems like it’s coming from the driver side but I have replaced everything from wheel bearing to driveshaft ... what else ...
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How to disassemble the ZF S6-53 transmission (BMW Jaguar Land Rover etc)

I need to remove the front housing of this transmission so I can machine the bell housing flange off and weld a new one on. ZF are very reluctantly give out service or workshop manuals. I have ...
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98 Honda Accord loss of power

A couple times now in my 1998 Honda Accord I have been driving down the highway when all of a sudden my RPMs drop to idle rates and pressing the gas pedal doesn't rev the engine. The first time this ...
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Bmw 318i msport 2007

I have a 3 series 318i 2ltr 2007 m sport and I can not get my clutch to release. The cdv was leaking. We changed the clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder and bled the system for air. I can not ...
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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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How to add a 7th gear to a car to enhance fuel economy?

Let's say there's a 6-Gear manual transmission car, whose 6th gear equals 2000 rpm at 100 km/h (~60 mph). How can one theoretically add a 7th gear that can maintain the same speed at 1400 rpm in ...
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repair /service on encoder chips in smart car clutch actuator motor

I am a DIYer trying to fix the clutch actuator motor on my Smart fortwo. The actuator has 3 components A. the motor B.the mechanical arm C. the encoder. A & B are good. component C is as shown....
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Hard to get into 1st and 2nd gear, when clutch is pressed against the left side

I have a manual Nissan Qashqai dci, where when I hold the clutch stick left, in order to switch to 1st or 2nd gear, I find it very difficult or almost impossible. I have to hold the stick lightly and ...
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Can towing a car damage transmision while the Parking Brake is on?

Flatbed tow is dragging FWD vehicle by the cable up onto the flatbed, and then bringing the car off the Flatbed to the police ground. First Case : The transmission in Neutral Parking Brake is ...
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No 5th gear manual transmission

My 5th gear is out so I'm driving it in 4th. Would or could that cause transmission problems 2006 mercury milian
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2009 Chrysler town and country rpms surge and shifts hard

Second and third gear shift hard and it goes to three to four thousand rpms to do so. My fluid is not low please help.
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AS68RC transmission problems

My name is Matthew Bossard, I am a Field Service Repair Technician for a small construction company located in Castle Rock Colorado. The specifics for the vehicle and transmission I am working on ...
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Disintegrated differential bearing: can it be blamed for pinion clanking over the ring gear?

I guess so, but would like to hear other opinions: this car transmission (Fiat 126p) comes with the gearbox and differential in the same unit. When driving it, and more precisely when turning a corner ...
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Swapping transmission 98-99 possible

I’m wondering if my 99 Bmw 528i transmission with a bad engine can be a potential doner for a 98 bmw 528i with a good engine bad transmission help so I jump on the purchase before it’s to late
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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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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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Did I damage my transmission by bumping into a lamppost?

I bumped my car into a lamp post and it stopped completely while still in Drive. It was not a severe accident or anything, I merely scratched a little of the paint next to my left headlight. You know ...
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1989 Chevy S-10

When pulling out in first gear my Chevy S-10 jerks really hard and makes a grinding sound until I completely release the clutch. Is it my transmission going out or something to do with my clutch?
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Sounds like I go into neutral when accelerating

I have a 2016 harley street 500. In any of the gears after I add more throttle half way through I wont advance as much and it just sounds like I'm in neutral. This is my first bike and I'm not quite ...
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Shifter is floating and cant go into gear

so im having a problem with my 93 mitsubishi colt. So i started the car and before it was sitting for abou 3 days and when i drove for about 2 minutes than i sopped put car into neutral, put the ...
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Is it necessary to put dual clutch transmission to park gear on stop and go traffic?

I was advised to put my car which has dual clutch transmission, to park gear on heavy traffic to reduce stress on clutches. Is this correct? As far as I know holding brake will do the job. Since my ...
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Honda fit hybrid GP5 gear box warning?

I have 2014 Honda fit hybrid (GP5) which has 45000km milleage. Recently car started gave gearbox warning. I have changed the dct oil after warning appeared but it didn't resolve the issue. After ...
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2001 vw jetta reverse loss

I have a 2001 Volkswagen jetta 2.0. I had it at the shop and the gears all worked as normal. They put a transmission mount on my car and when I got it back I couldnt get reverse. First has shifted ...
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Thud/thump noise after letting go of gas pedal

I have a 1997 Honda Accord with automatic transmission and about 150K miles on it. Frequently when I accelerate to around 3000 RPM or higher, and then let go of the gas pedal, about 1 second later I ...
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2007 Honda Civic won't move in any gear. Loud scratching noise when put in “park”

Yesterday I changed the left CV-Joint of my 2007 Honda Civic. After the change, I drove the car for about 2km, and when I tried to park, I heard a loud scratching noise. I put off the engine and ...
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Transmission not down shifting

I have a 2005 Buick Rendezvous. Traveling between 45-55mph and going up a slight hill the transmission will not downshift but it will make the engine stutter. If I tap the brake, the transmission ...
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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 idling a high milage car good?

Environment aside is idling a crappy car before driving better than not? All the answers to the like questions always say if you have a new car there is no difference except waste. Is this still true ...
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Can't put into reverse when the engine is running

I have a 2004 Audi A4 1.8t. I recently began to have trouble getting into reverse when the engine is running, i can get it sometimes but that requires alot of force. And when i turn off the engine i ...
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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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How would a speedometer work on a different engine conversion setup?

Currently we are looking at doing a v8 setup in a Mercedes W115. My one concern is that I want the originals in the cabin to work which includes the Speedometer which is cable driven. No how would you ...
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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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Nissan Micra won't kick down into passing gear

My wife's car, 2008 Nissan Micra/March 1.2. Imported from Japan, if that makes a difference. Roughly 1/2 the time, the car won't kick down into passing gear. From a stop, the car goes through 1st, ...