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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My honda accord 2004 v6 always disengage while driving

not until i restart the car and engage it again .. i already drain the oil and put new oil it still disengages on motion .. what can I do next
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What happens when an automatic transmission completely fails?

My 2010 Silverado 1500 (500,000 km) has a problem with the transmission. It maks s clunking noise when shifting from second to third gear. I've been driving around it by letting off the gas when it ...
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2016 dodge grand caravan transmission, overfilled solenoid issues

I have a 2016 dodge grand Caravan I had the transmission replaced six months ago then just had a new engine put in it got it back drove it for 3-4 days noticed it started to wine took it back to the ...
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Manual Transmission Gearbox Oil Change Method

After changing my drive shaft and losing some transmission oil in the process (about 0.4L a related query open on this), being unable to undo the filler hole as it is stripped. I can put oil through ...
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Manual Transmission Driving in Reverse Clicking

Nissan Almera 1.5 N16 2006 manual transmission. Last night whilst driving, when engaging the reverse gear, I could hear a clear clicking sound whilst moving in reverse (not stationary). Not sure ...
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When reinstalling a transmission what other components should be replaced?

2009 Kia Sedona (Base) automatic transmission. that has a rebuilt transmission developed a huge fluid leak suddenly. All fluid gone in seconds. I've taken it out and found that The Tpump bushing wasn'...
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Why does my Ford Focus 2018 not go past 55mph?

My Ford Focus 2018 recently has been giving me issues. It stalled on me and wouldn’t turn back on and then gave me an engine code P0087 - Fuel Rail/System Pressure - Too Low - I just got a call back ...
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Any way to find transmission number without taking the gear box out?

I have a Dacia Logan late 2013 year model in the UK. Its clutch failed and it's at the mechanic currently. He's asking me if I know the transmission number so that he wouldn't need to pull the gear ...
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Automatic Car cannot drive forward, but will move in Reverse

Hey so my car was serviced last Wednesday, got an oil change and replaced the brake rotors and pads. And it was driving fine all of Thursday and then for whatever reason late Friday the car would ...
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When I put my Dodge Ram 96 in drive it won’t go

When I put my Dodge Ram in Drive it wont drive and when I put it in reverse it won’t reverse I haven’t tried anything yet what should I do I helped someone pull a motor home out of the mud and that’s ...
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Do automatic cars shift gears even if the wheels are slipping? [closed]

When cars slip in the snow for example, if you apply full gas will the transmission shift?
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GMC transmission compatability

I have a2012 GMC SIRRA 5.3, 6-SPEED TRANSMISSION. Will a 2005 Yukon 5.3, 6-speed transmission interchange or fit?
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Manual Transmission - Can't put into gear when the car is ON

2006 Honda Civic, Manual Transmission. Symptom: After I turn the car on, in "neutral", the stick shift won't go into gear, as if the clutch, when pressed, is not disengaging and releasing ...
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Mercon LV for CVT transmissions

I have a 2008 Subaru Outback limited with a CVT transmission. Can Mercon LV be safely used in place of Dexron VI?
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Transmission Slipping, Mechanic Claims it needs re-build, then it suddenly starts working again - 2000 Nissan Xterra

The transmission on my 2000 Nissan Xterra with 114,000 miles randomly started slipping one day. It does seem to be slipping somewhat in all gears, but it's most prominent in 2nd and 3rd. If I keep ...
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16 Honda HRV 2WD Acceleration problem

The Vehicle dash lights on left side lit up and the drive, nuteral, park, and shifter light signal flashing on the dashboard, and operating properly but The Vehicle doesn't go over 40mph and won't go ...
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Why does my cars rpms drop to idle when not pressing accelerator?

Context: I have an old (1994) diesel van. It has a transmission computer, and not an engine computer. It's not OBD2 compatible, so it's mostly just simple sensors and whatnot. From my recollection, I ...
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GMC c5500 TopKick

There is a transmission problem and a code on this truck but my scanners cannot read the PCM codes. What scanner should I use to read PCM codes on a GMC c5500 TopKick?
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RPM drops quickly after letting off accelerator

The problem: In my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, the RPM drops down to around idle whenever I let off the accelerator pedal. It feels as if it were a manual shift car and somebody pushed the clutch pedal in ...
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Toyota Rav4 bucks in reverse

I drive a 2007 Toyota Rav4, and it bucks / jumps in reverse when backing up a steep hill or accelerating on flat ground. When I first noticed the problem, I was backing up an unusually steep hill, so ...
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Do transmission drive gears slide onto a keyed/splined shaft for manual transmissions, or is the entire piece one unit?

So this is obviously a "one size fits most" question, and my actual real world use case may not represent the answers I get here, but I'm curious. I'm looking at doing an electric motor swap ...
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2001 MB E320 Shifted from Park to Drive Without Pressing Brake

My mom was driving a 2001 E320 with a passenger, and had parked on a slight upward incline. She stepped out of the vehicle to speak to someone, and as she returned to get her purse (but before she ...
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2021 Corolla LE transmission issue; shifter caught between "B" and "D"

First time posting! I'll get to it. First off, i have a 2021 corolla LE. So the other day I'm driving, and noticed my car wasn't behaving like normal. I looked down at the shifter and it is stuck ...
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Screech on startup (manual)

I have a 2008 Honda Accord K24Z3 with the 5-Speed Manual (178k miles), and I’ve got actually two questions/problems. First; When I start up my car clutch+key turn, if I keep my foot on the clutch even ...
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Renault Master 3 Whining/Bearing Noise

I have 2016 Renault Master. It starts whining/bearing kind of noise around 60kmh, gets much lower after 70-75kmh. It also gets lower on neutral or when clutch engaged but doesn't completely stop, can ...
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Can new tires cause transmission failure

Question about transmission failure. 2019 Honda Passport AWD Elite: 9-26-23 put on 4 new tires “265/45R-20XL 108V ION EVO all season SUV”. Had 65,198 miles at the time. Tire Center said they were used ...
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2013 Ninja 1000 Stuttering only in 2nd Gear

My 2013 Ninja 1000 is stuttering when given heavy throttle input, but only in second gear. The bike also had trouble priming the pump when turning on, so I thought these were related. I got an opinion ...
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Blazer transmission pan interchange options?

I have a 97 Chevy Blazer four-wheel drive with 4.3L V6 engine. The transmission pan is leaking because it has a hole in it; what transmission pan will interchange?
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Why did old planetary gearboxes use servos and brake bands instead of multi plate clutch packs to brake certain elements of a planetary gearset?

For example in the picture below you can see an allison cd-850 planetary gearbox which was first designed in mid 1940s and used in patton tanks. We can see that it uses brake bands to hold the ...
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My car want go into D but will go into 1st &2nd grear it's also been leaking transmission fluid what could be the problem 07 Buick lacrosse

2007 Buick GMC lacrosse CXL V6 Transmission fluid been leaking now it doesn't want to go into drive(D) but will go/work in 1st and 2nd
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Why CBT 2600 tractors have this weird shift lever?

As you can see in the picture below the shift lever is very weird. What could be the reason for this? Maybe it used 2 tranmissions back to back and this shifter layout allowed to operate both ...
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Motorcycle clutch

Honda xl350 1974 Clutch not working bike won't go into neutral, I can shift it (bike not running obviously) Riding home bike it slowed down, engine then stalled, costed about 20ft then the back wheel ...
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Transmission makes more noise than normal in passing gear

My 2003 Acura MDX seems to make more noise when it switches to passing gear than it used to. It can even get to almost a screech, albeit a low volume screech. Although maybe not related, I recently ...
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Identify control knob with transmission-looking symbols in a MAN snow bus

I have seen the above control knob in a cab of a bus travelling between Queenstown, New Zealand, and the Remarkables ski area. What does it do? The bus is pictured on Ski Bus Transport page (top image,...
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Purpose of clutch in transmission with multiple neutrals

I am currently repurposing the transmission and clutch of a pretty old walking tractor (Bucher K3). Here is a picture of exactly that transmission: So this transmission has 3 forward and one reverse ...
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97 Chevy Tahoe 4x4 - Speedometer is reading 10 mph fast and fuel consumption seem to be up

I replaced the Vehicle SpeedSensor that’s on the tail shaft of gear box nothing changed. I would like to know if there is another sensor that affects the speedometer possibly inside the transmission ( ...
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Finding banging/clanking noises when driving over rough surfaces or potholes

I'm trying to locate the source of the noises coming from the engine compartment, only problem is that it only happens when driving and it's hard to tell where exactly it's coming from as I can't ...
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When clutch is pulled down my KTM 690 R in first gear still moves forward

just changed the primary wheel drive of my KTM 690 R model 2011. Now when I put the first gear and pull down the clutch bar the bike moves forward. If anyone can help I would appreciate. Cheers.
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5r55S.. Will it work in place of a 5R55E

I've got a 2003 Ford explorer XLT with a 5R55S transmission I want to install it in a 2002 explorer with a 5R55E transmission Will the swap work without issues
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Is a very harsh downshift indiciative of transmission failure?

I have a 2015 Hyundai Accent with a 6-speed auto transmission. The transmission shift smooth almost all the time. But at certain speeds , if I completely completely depress the throttle from like 0%-...
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Is it safe to change DSG transmission fluid in an old car?

Facts about the car: 16 years old VW with 280kkm/170k miles on the odometer I plan on driving it until it dies 2.0 TDI motor and a DQ 250 02E, wet-clutch, six-speed original DSG transmission no ...
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What do "viscosity index" and "Brookfield Viscosity (-40°C)" numbers mean when comparing transmission fluid?

I am comparing two different transmission fluids that meet the specification for my car. Two metrics common between them in their specification, are viscosity index and brookfield viscosity @-40C. The ...
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Urgent clutch/slave cylinder/gear box advice needed pls

I don’t know much about technical parts, but I have been driving my car since 2018 and I can “feel” and hear something is wrong since my clutch and slave cylinder where replaced. I am hoping someone ...
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02 ranger 3.0 4x4 auto trans 104,000 miles Possible drivetrain noise? Whining when coasting to a stop

Just did a lot of work to this truck, have had it 6 months now an motor is great and trans shifts as it should. Have done 2 oil changes on it every 3,000 miles 5w30 high mileage conventional, replaced ...
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Tuff Torq Hydrostatic Transmission Troubleshooting

I have a Tuff Torq hydrostatic transmission (model: 7A646084591) that I'm suspicious of, but I can't quite figure out the best way to troubleshoot. I'm looking for a way to determine if: The ...
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Stored codes on 2004 sl500

Purchased vehicle in January had a diagnostic done on it by a certified Mercedes mechanic. Had one major code come back only one which the dealership fixed. Not even three months after purchase two ...
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2019 Cub Cadet XT1 Riding Lawnmower Under Powered

I have a 2019 Cub Cadet XT1 (model: 13A9A1CS056) that has been experiencing some power loss under load, especially after mowing for a bit (~30m ~ 1h). It struggles to move as fast as when I first got ...
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Applying handbrake when car is barely rolling

I am a new driver and at a parking booth, I was trying to get a ticket. The car started to roll a little bit and my fellow passenger applied the automatic handbrake abruptly. Can this cause any ...
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Rpm’s fall to 800 when decelerating from second gear into first

A 2004 Honda accord coupe exl’s rpm falls to 800 then back to normal when decelerating from 2nd gear back into first. The transmission fluid still has visible color to it and nothing else on the ...
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1983 chevy s-10 engine swap w 350

I have a 1983 Chevy S10 four-wheel drive the engines been replaced by a engine I can't quite figure out what it is but the question I have will a 350 flywheel bolt up to the transmission on my S10 it ...
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