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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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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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daewoo matiz 2001 gear box difficulty

I was wondering if someone has come across the same problem. When the car is cold the gears are very stiff and difficult to change but once the car warms up a bit then this difficulty disappears as if ...
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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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2008 Kia Rio 5 speed [duplicate]

When switching into gears from 1st to second and so on the rpms will cut out if you rev it to high . It never did this before and now it does it a lot . Have to turn car on and off sometimes for it to ...
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Honda CVT overfilled

I have a 2016 Honda HR-V with AWD and CVT. I overfilled the CVT when I changed the transmission fluid by not following the proper procedure when I removed the check plug. About a week and 350 miles ...
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2016 Camaro shifts hard on cold start

The car is a 2016 Camaro RS 3.6L V6 automatic trans with ~6500 miles. The first acceleration (I'd say from around 10 mph - 20 mph) tends to shift hard, I can feel the car lurch when it shifts gears, ...
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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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Thud sound when putting to reverse (R)

My Suzuki Alto 2016 F grade (Japanese model) is making a thud sound when putting to reverse gear. The car is triptronic but comes with a manual gearbox and a gear shifting unit ( Auto Gear Shift or ...
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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, ...
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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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Does clutch and gearbox order matter?

Does it matter if engine power goes through the gearbox before the clutch, or through the clutch before the gearbox? I'm not sure if there has to be a specific order of clutch & gearbox, or if it'...
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Buzzing sound coming from near passenger feet after shifting into park while moving

My friend was driving my car, and he pulled into a parking spot. It was a little up hill, and he forgot to shift out of drive and into park. The car started rolling backwards for about one second (not ...
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What is the labor time to replace a automatic transmission in a 1991 Ford L8000

What is the labor time to replace an automatic transmission in a 1991 Ford L8000
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Engine/Car Shaking in 3rd, 4th and 5th. Help!

So I've encountered an issue with my car today which I can't put my finger on, and wanted to get some consumer advice before taking it to a mechanic! It's a 2011 AUDI A1 1.2 TFSI. I've had it for ...
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Jeep Commander all wheel drive automatic transmission no Park

I have an '07 Jeep Commander (all wheel drive). Coming home, I went across railroad tracks and lost all my gears. No park, no gears. The transmission fluid is full. My mechanic says it's a bad ...
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Torque converter issue?

My car is a BMW 5 series with the ZF8 automatic transmission. It doesn't shift perfectly - jerks a bit in all gears shifted in the first drive of the day, for around 10 miles then it becomes much ...
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Revs go up, but car doesn't increase in speed while shifting. Trouble accelerating

I have a 1.2L Corsa B automatic, and I'm having trouble accelerating. I can only get to 60 mph slowly on flat roads, and about 30-40 on a hill but 70-80 mph downhill. I can feel it hesitating when ...
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Muffler fell off now has transmission issues

My 02 Dodge Caravan's muffler fell off sometime when I was heading to my girlfriends place. I didn't notice it till I got to her place because I listen to music loudly. Anyways I was driving it around ...
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Transmission problem [duplicate]

2000 Mercury sable. When driving an you go Up a steep hill , speed drops and rpm goes up. Car does not speed up until you get to top level out an pick up speed after you let accelerator up some.
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Blown radiator and transmisson coolant line. After replacing aircon compressor and condenser.

What causes a radiator to overheat and leak antifreeze aswell as rupture the transmission coolant line in the bottom of radiator, within 10klm of picking a car up from having a new aircon compressor, ...
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5th gear not working

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.4 Diesel that required a clutch change. Everything seemed fine with the car until about a week after the change. I was driving on the motorway in 5th gear and was getting off at ...
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'92 Buick Regal won't accelerate after putting back in drive from reverse

I have a 1992 Buick Regal The car goes in reverse but when I got to put it in drive to go it revs the rpms up and only goes up to 2 mph what could be the problem does that mean the transmission is ...
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Drive shaft Is loose?

My rear drive shaft (?) disattached on the road, making a really nasty sound. I managed to put it back in place. It is really loose, you can pull it out with hands. See before and after pics below. ...
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honda civic hybrid 2006

I drive a Honda Civic 2006 hybrid. The transmission is faulty. I notice a loud noise while accelerating and it wouldn't change gears while accelerating. But I've been using it like this for the past ...
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High RPM and speed max to 75mph (120km) - 1996 Nissan Quest

So im currently driving a 1996 Nissan Quest. I have been noticing that i can't go over 75mph and my RPM usually at 5000. Could anyone explain what might be wrong ? Thanks
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1997 Saturn SL2 manual transmission has trouble coming out of reverse and going into first gear

1997 Saturn SL2 Manual transmission. When I first start the car, I have no problems putting it into reverse. I reverse and make a complete stop, then when I try to shift into first, it doesn't want ...
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Will transmission from newer ford swap to older Ford?

Can I swap a (2002 Ford Explorer Sports Track's) "Transmission" in to a (1997 Ford F150). Will it matchup? ls there a conversion kit to let me do this? Am I SOL?