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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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

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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Hard to shift into first and reverse, and weird noises

I have a 2000 Honda Civic, and I've been having some issues with it. It is very tough to shift into first, and sometimes when I shift into reverse I can hear the gears grinding and the car lurches a ...
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Car jerks when dis-engaging clutch quickly

1988 Accord, 5 speed manual. If I disengage the clucth quickly the car feels like it jerks. There are no other problems with engaging the clutch or changing gears. Engine mounts appear ok - I can't ...
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Can hard braking destroy a well maintained automatic transmission?

What would actually break and more importantly how? I've been told by a mechanic today that this is something he has seen before but I cannot figure out what would actually cause the transmission to ...
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Did I hose my transmission?

I have a 2013 Ford Mustang with an MT82 6-speed manual transmission. I don't know the history of the car so I figured it would be a good idea to change the transmission fluid. I drained it out and ...
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Toyota Corolla 2011 Model Auto Transmission RPM / Accelerating problem

I have Toyota Corolla 2011 model. When i accelerate the car from 35 to 60 KPH, the RPM increase a sudden and remains 2000 and above (it's not normal as before) but car doesn't accelerate. When i ...
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Plenum in air intake system of automobiles

What is a plenum? What role does it play in the air intake system of cars?Do naturally aspirated engines use plenum?
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transmission fluid low reading

Vehicle: 2004 isuzu crosswind 2.5 liter 4JA1 engine When I check my transmission fluid level while engine is not running it sits perfectly on the 'C' level. But when I check it while the engine is ...
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Hyundai i10 2013 Manual Gear Problem

My car has 78 000 miles on the clock. Recently, when I've been driving in 5th at 60-70mph the tachometer jumps up 500-1000rpm and the light to move up to 5th gear shows up on the dashboard. There's no ...
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Bf falcon trying to skid

i tried doing a skid and burnout i put my foot all the way down on the brake and accelerator with traction control off tried multiple times nothing happen expect when i went to a dirt road it worked ...
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Spilled lemonade in central console

I put a large styrofoam cup into my cupholder which then developed a hole and spilled all into my cupholder. The liquid overflowed from my cupholder under the center console. I took the center console ...
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Problems with my Isuzu

I'm from the Philippines and we have a car from the brand ISUZU and the model is named "Crosswind" Ever since we got it 2nd hand, it already had its minimal problems like slow acceleration ...
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RPM running to high and don't kick down on 2005 trailblazer

My 2005 trailblazer automatic ! had a almost new engine put in April. Ran perfect. It started pour oil and my rpm would not kick down without me letting off gas. Both started at the same time ! Oil ...
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Identifying brake related noise when slowly letting it off

I got a brand new car for the first time. It's an automatic transmission. So far so good except for some noises I'm hearing. When putting the car into reverse, slowly letting go of the brakes makes ...
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What can cause knocking sound when pressing and releasing gas pedal?

I hear a knocking sound whenever I pres the gas pedal and accelerate fast, or when I quickly take my foot off the gas. I hear it at low speeds 25-40mph. Just replaced the CV axles, put on new tires, ...
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Shifter-related symptoms on 2008 Escape

I've had a collection of symptoms recently; I think that they're related, but it's difficult to search the whole set at once. reversed down my driveway, put it into D, but was still in neutral ...
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What is “transmission slip ratio” and is it normal to have anything other than 1.0?

I got a 5.4 Ford econoline 1998 edition. I got me a odb2 code readin app with the bluetooth on it... and I also paid extra to unlock the premium Ford specific data... all kinds of stuff in there. In ...
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Does healthy transmission fluid temperature rule out all transmission problems?

I got me a 5.4 Ford v8 1998 Econoline van. Ever since I done slapped a new radator in her, I been gettin awful paranoid about the transmission. You see, this van is heavy duty and the transmission ...
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Motorbike: Least worst option for stuck front sprocket bolt?

Had a particularly stubborn front sprocket nut the other day, wouldn't budge with the rear brake - breaker bar combination. Tried giving it 5min of blowtorch heat, didn't help. Then, even with my pal ...
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Whats causin this scary burnin smell in my van?

I'm smellin somthin don't smell good. Smells like burnt... somthin I don't know what. Smell like a big withdrawal comin from my bank account in the near future. But it only happens when: I'm a ...
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Mitsubishi Super Shift transmission Power vs Economy

I recently bought a Mitsubishi Tredia 1985, but I've no idea on its super shift transmission gearbox. I can see there are two modes in super shifting gear as star icon (power) and E letter for the ...
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Vehicle wont start because ignition system thinks vehicle is not in park (Mercedes benz GL 320 bluetech, 2009 model)

My dad owns a Mercedes Benz GL320 bluetech bought in 2009. Vehicle was shipped to Ghana upon purchase for his personal use. Over the past 3 months, a problem has creeped up which seems to be beyond ...

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