Questions tagged [transmission]

These are questions regarding transmissions in general (either manual, automatic or CVT transaxles and their component parts). This tag is not for questions specific to any type of transmission. Instead, use [manual-transmission], [automatic-transmission], or [cvt-transmission] INSTEAD. Use this tag if the question is relevant to multiple types of transmissions.

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Can downshifting a Direct-Shift Gearbox (DSG) / Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) while accelerating up a hill damage the transmission?

I read an article about some things which could damage your transmission if you have a Direct-Shift Gearbox, or DSG. For reference, DSG is the trade name Audi and VW use for their gearboxes which are ...
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Is it possible to break a motor mount while doing transmission repairs?

Long story short- took my vehicle in for transmission flush, they messed up and I’m now eating the cost of a new transmission. Now that they are repairing the transmission they say they notice the ...
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Could all cars ride four times faster? [Transmission / Differential mechanism]

In a book "How a car works" I have read such sentence: The crown wheel usually has about four times as many teeth as the pinion gear, causing the wheels to turn at a quarter the propeller-...
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82 Corolla manual. Have a slow leak in the transmission propeller shaft. Now car won't shift into any gear when running

I have a Corolla Ke70 with the manual 4 speed transmission. There was a slow leak between in the oil seal and propeller shaft. The leak isn't very big. However, I have left this leak for almost a year ...
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Transmission Unit Changed on Jaguar XJ Super V8

My transmission unit recently failed on my 2005 Jaguar XJ Super V8, and I had it changed (Donor car was a Merc S Class from the same year I guess, as they used the same transmission). I have put ...
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Can anyone offer advice on MUTILPLE codes all seeming to deal with my transmission

2001 Ford Taurus Wagon with 124K miles Duratec engine Drive car yesterday and everything seemed fine. Came home and parked it like always. Today the car runs but both the check engine light and the ...
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Car takes long to shift gears while stationary

I have a sports car that recently started acting up when I change gears from Reverse to drive. I have two main issues that surfaced recently: When changing gears from park to drive, or when engaging ...
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Accidentally put CVT into park

So I was driving and I accidentally put the transmission into park, I was doing maybe 4 or 5 km/h I didn't hear anything unusual other than the tires squealing, drove fine after that but I was ...
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Motorcycle dragging when not in neutral

I have a cbr250r, 2 years old. when I try to move the motorcycle physically it feels a lot heavier/dragging than doing it in neutral. Does it has to do something with clutch? as my gear shifts also ...
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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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2019 QX50 CVT: Sudden drop in MPG + change in engine noise -- no codes

I'm seeing a sudden, significant (>40%) drop in MPG from my 2019 QX50 (FWD, CVT). I do a fairly regular long drive from SF to Sacramento, and highway MPG for these trips has always been ~31-33MPG; ...
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Could gearbox be damaged by pushing gear lever too hard with broken clutch?

Yesterday I was unfortunate enough to have my clutch give up while a few miles away from home. My clutch pedal started vibration a lot and then after a quick pop, I had no gears. I didn't know you ...
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My battery exploded and made a hole in some plastic in the transmission and now I have water in my transmission

I've been out of town for a month. When I got home last week my 2018 Ram Promaster city van (2.4L 9 speed auto) with 20k miles would not start. I had full power for lights. When I opened the hood I ...
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Should I change my 2005 Honda Accord's transmission fluid? [closed]

I just bought a 2005 Honda Accord EX-L v6 this last week. It has about 180k miles. I'm doing maintenance on it like changing oil, air filters, etc, but I'm nervous about changing my trans fluid. It ...
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Transmission seems to go in neutral when I stop or when starting

I have a 02 Oldsmobile bravada. It is an automatic transmission. When I start the car or come to a stop it will drop into neutral. If I drop it into 2nd it will go and then I can put it into drive and ...
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Shk shk noise when engaging clutch

I have noticed when clutch is engaged there is a sound(not sure how to describe it but it sounds something like she shk shk shk shk repeatedly and fast. when I put the clutch down /disengage it the ...
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How hard is it to convert manual column shifter to manual floor shifter?

I am planning to buy a Ford Taunus P7B 17M but it has a 4 speed column shifter. Most of the P7B models came with a 4 speed floor shifter. Both are exactly the same transmission only difference is ...
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08 GMC Canyon automatic 4l60e won't engage when shifted from park into drive, but will engage if shifted from park to 1st

I have a 08 GMC Canyon 4x4 automatic transmission 4l60e that when shifted from Park into Drive it won't Engage but if shifted from park to 1st it will engage. The transmission won't go when shifted ...
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I hear weird noise while acceleration. Is it normal?

I don't want to describe what I hear, so I've recorded it. Here's the link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/78wfgeng2j6a0zk/Engine.mp4?dl=0# You can hear it at 0:03 and 0:05 when the transmission shifts the ...
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Why does my reverse gear need the engine to rev up in order to engage on a 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass

I bought a 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass about three years ago in Texas, the seller never told me and made sure we never used the reverse. The transmission tail was changed, I saw that when I got under it ...
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Best way to park an automatic car on a slope without cause damage to the gear box [closed]

Let s say i want to park my car on a sloppy road with out applying pressure on the automatic gear box. The approach i m currently use is the below: Complete stop the car by pressing the foot brake (...
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Won't go when out in gear [closed]

I have a 1500 Suzuki intruder that I changed oil oil filter and gear lube on Plus changed plugs now when I put it in first it dies why
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2003 Alero /highway /rpms

I have 2003 Oldsmobile Alero, it runs at around 4000 rpm doing 55 and at 70 its close to 5000, i know this isn't normal.Is it not shifting correctly? I haven't noticed any issues with the transmission....
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my 2001 2500 dodge ram 5.9 the truck starts and run fine for 15 minutes

After moving for about 15 minutes the transmission will not shift and move after I come to a stop until about 10-12 minutes cooling down I change transmission oil and filter
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My tranny doesn't work in D but 1st 2nd and reverse are fine how fast can I drive in 2nd gear I have a clss A motorhome

My tranny doesn't work in D but 1st 2nd and reverse are fine how fast can I drive in 2nd gear I have a class A motorhome with a 460 ford engine
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Transmission problems

So I have a 2001 subaru legacy that was gifted to me with a destroyed throwout bearing. I replaced all of it except the flywheel cause it was in good condition. I had never drove a manual and learned ...
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2015 Honda Odyssey Moved Forward when in Park and Rear-ended

My 2015 Honda Odyssey was parked in a parking lot and rear-ended. It was in park, but it was pushed forward about 25 feet when hit. After the collision, putting the vehicle in park works as it did ...
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e39 525i AT hard shift from P to D

The gear selector seems to be stuck in P, but if I put a little bit of force I can get it out from P to D, however when I do this I can hear under the car noise from the transmission. Because of that ...
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Tire tread difference on bmw 328xi

Recently bought a 2007 BMW 328xi awd and the tread on the tires are different. This concerns me because I’ve heard that that is bad and I don’t want any issues down the road. How bad is that on this ...
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My 1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4l 5speed won’t shift

When put in the Neutral position the truck reverses. 1st and 2nd gear will go in but the truck will just stall out when clutch is released it won’t let you put it in 3rd-5th an reverse gears.
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2019 Subaru Impreza

I have a ‘19 Subaru Impreza, sometimes my rpm will go up to 2000 and will not move when I accelerate or slow down. Example: I sped up to 75mph and slammed on my brakes at 50 mph and the rpm still did ...
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Autimatic transmission not accelerating when in drive, but does when in park

My Nissan altima 2007 doesn't accelerate when in drive but does accelerate when in park,will changing the full gear box solve this problem.I had service the gear, change the oil but still same problem
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What is the difference between 12x50 and 18x75 differential gear sets?

The gear ratio of both 12x50 and 18x75 is 4.166666666666667 which is the same. But why don't car manufacturers use only one of them while the ratio is exactly the same? My only guess is that when the ...
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Excessive vibration after new tire install

I took my 2003 Saturn Vue V6 AWD in and had two new rear tires installed. Immediately after leaving, once I hit 40 MPH I had excessive violent shaking in the steering wheel and whole car. I went back ...
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How bad is this gear Box Oil Leak?

How bad is this gearbox oil leak? This is a newly rebuilt Isuzu giga truck and it is odd to have issues like this. My mechanic told me it is not an urgent maintenance.
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Lots of resistance on shifter when engaging any gear from a stop; not an issue if clutch pedal is depressed for a few seconds

2019 Mazda MX-5 M/T, 16k miles, original M/T fluid. TL;DR (I originally wrote everything below the TL;DR and then realized how long this was...): When not moving and depressing the clutch, all gears ...
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I have a 2000 ford contour 2.0 runs fine but will not get any faster then 40 mph no matter how much throttle I give,

Motor runs fine transmission shits fine has full rpm range all gears but at 40 it will not run any faster no matter how much throttle you give
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2012 jeep patriot 2.0L- Gears slipping but only after stopping during long drives

I have a jeep patriot 2012 which uses a CVT transmission. recently I have been going on a lot of long road trips. I noticed that when I first start to drive the car, there is no gears slipping. Even ...
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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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2010 Dodge Charger Base Model won't go over 25mph+ (P0370)

Having some troubles with my vehicle. It will not go over 25+mph and it is very choppy. Bought a code reader and it comes back with P0370. 2010 Dodge Charger base model
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Correct placement of an aftermarket transmission cooler

I previously installed an aftermarket transmission cooler in a 2006 GMC Envoy (4.2, 4L60E). I installed it "after" the factory oil-water heat exchanger built into the radiator (that is, the ...
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What is this part called? (Rubber bolt/cap on top side of automatic transmission)

Picture: From other angles: The photos probably say it all, but for reference, I'll describe the situation: While changing the radiator of my 2004 Dodge Neon (because its internal 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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4L60E Reverse and 1st Only after Transgo HD2 Kit

I have a 1999 4L60E from a 1999 Suburban that has been rebuilt twice successfully, and then had a TransGo 4L60E-HD2 shift kit installed that ultimately led to where it's at now with it's reverse and ...
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Putting car into any gear for the first try isn't smooth

2013 Ford Focus 1.6 Diesel, manual - when I press the clutch pedal and put it into first gear (it's doing the same thing in all gears), it's not that smooth. However, if I put it into neutral and put ...
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Chevy 4.3 V6 Flywheel Which one?

I am looking at the flywheels for Chevy v6 4.3 and see one is Goodwrench version {?} and one is NON Goodwretch version. I have a 1991 one-piece rear main seal. WHICh one do I need? The engine is going ...
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Can you use an oil extractor on transmission oil?

Is this a good idea and will it work effectively? If you put a hose through a transmission input hole wouldn’t the pipe not make it to the bottom because of gears being in the way etc or is it still ...
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Gear stick not shifting after start?

Civic coupe vti 1999. When In off position, accessories and on gear stick shifts ok. After start really struggle to put in gears if I can shift to a gear at all. Edit: ok so I have just found there ...
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Intermittent Clutch Bite - 2018 Chevy Cruze LT RS Manual Trans

Background: As included in the title, I've recently acquired a 2018 chevy cruze LT RS with a manual trans. It's got 42k miles on it. Problem: On normal operation, the clutch will start to grab about 1/...

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