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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2007 Toyota Prius multiple issues

Ok I have a 07' Prius. The red triangle comes on & the check engine light. It runs but when I hit the gas it bogs down and puts than gets going. I'm thinking transmission but don't know how to ...
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Car no longer displays PRNDL and will not register its gear position

Prior to this my car (a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder) would hard shift from 1st, 2nd & 3rd gears sometimes. Went to the store and after starting the car it reversed fine I put it into D and accelerated. ...
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Hissing noise when clutch pressed [SUBARU WRX, manual]

Recently I started to notice right after cold start there is a hissing noise coming from the bottom of the car on the driver's side when clutch is pressed. The noise usually goes away after driving ...
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will a “ab3p7000ba” transmission be compatible for a 2015 ford ranger px1 2015 “ab3p7000bc”?

I have a 2015 ford ranger auto px1 4wd 3.2L needing a new transmission. I have found one but the part number is 1 letter different. my part number is "ab3p7000bc"and the part I found is "ab3p7000ba"....
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Transmission problem (I am guessing)

Drove my Honda Pilot 10 hours to escape COVID land. Then left it parked for 3 weeks. Now, I can move the transmission from Park to Reverse or Drive, but the car moves forward as if the parking brake ...
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Car Would Not Start

My car just died. It was parked and when I went to start it nothing happened. No clicking sound, no nothing. The electric wndows still worked. I did not check lights. Had to have it towed to repair ...
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Gearbox failure

Audi A3 1.4 TFSI, 45,000 miles on the clock. Out of nowhere, I got a gearbox malfunction, you can continue driving. P084100 code The car will not drive. I have had this diagnosed with the ...
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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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Transmission fluid for 2012 rav4 4 cyl

I am looking for transmission fluid for a 2012 rav4 4cyl that is sold in Canada. I have come across this Castrol Transmax fluid that is sold in Canadian Tire. It says (zoom in on the picture) that ...
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Delay engagement of the transmission

I use a Nissan pathfinder 2000. Recently it has delay engagement of the transmission from neutral to drive and will not move unless it is changed to gear 1, then it moves perfectly. Then I manually ...
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Grand Cherokee 2006 Laredo Transmission issue

I have a 2006 Grand Cherokee Laredo with issues with the transmission. It was working perfect and with no issues and after one day, I started the car and shifter is moving ok and selecting the right ...
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Do I have to flash the computer after changing the transmission

Do I have to flash the computer in my 2005 Cadillac Deville after replacing the transmission with a used unit
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My sailboat engine has transmission problems

Tested the transmission but did not go forward or backward, so I have to repair it. I need to get the engine out of the tiny engine bay, she's 250lbs. How do I lift her? She is under the cockpit floor....
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Transmission clunk & car shake (stationary, on cold start, switching into gear)?

Vehicle 2004 1st gen Xterra, automatic transmission. My transmission is making an audible 'thud' or 'clunk' and making the whole car shake when switching from P to R, from R to D and back, etc (...
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Cause & Effect of over reving

What would be the effect on transmission shift on hard acceleration if all solenoids weren’t properly torqued in U660e transmission ?
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Honda rev-limited at 4k RPM, automatic transmission won't shift into 5th gear, no CEL

I have a 2010 Honda Accord EX-L, with the 3.5L V-6 engine. 230k miles, all highway, so I'm still breaking her in. At the beginning of the Corona shutdown, I replaced the timing belt and water pump. ...
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Mitsubishi Canter will not go into 4th gear

2013 Mitsubishi Canter 6500kg GVM 5 speed tip truck. Recently had a new clutch installed. Drives fine until the engine warms up. Then will not go into 4th gear. All other gears work fine.
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Exhaust smell after transmission replacement

Backstory: I took my car in for a transmission fluid change. Current problem: 4 months later I smell a burning/exhaust smell when I drive my car. It’s okay for extremely short distances, but the more ...
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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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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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2005 Malibu stuck in park

I have a 2005 Malibu. The gear-stick is stuck in park. I've tried using brute force to get the gear-stick to shift, but it won't move. What's the cause/fix?
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Clio 2 engine support screw broken

After a hard gear shift, a big boom sound was heard and I was unable to accelerate without having the engaged gear to fall. It turned out that screw linking the rear bottom silent bloc to the engine ...
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How can I fix a mixed coolant problem?

My husband noticed out coolant level was low and added in green on top of orange. He didn't know the coolants shouldn't mix. Now I'm worried that our car is ruined because of this. I know they can do ...
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2006 Scion Tc car wont start after engine rebuild

i had a reputable shop rebuild the motor and i installed it myself before i mounted it on the transmission it spun freely by hand on the crank bolt, now the issue is once the transmission is fully ...
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Mazda 626 1995 automatic won't shift gears

I have a 1995 Mazda 626, 2.0L, automatic transmission. The transmission won't shift. It stays in 3rd gear and won't go into any other gear. The car does drive, but won't change gear out of 3rd. The ...
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Backup lights, monitor and alarm sometimes don't work when backing up

When I switch the stick to R on my automatic gear, the backup lights, monitor and alarm sometimes don't work, sometimes do. It feels as if it's random when there's current in the wires. When they ...
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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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Is ATF friction modifier acceptable to meet my OEM specs

I have a 2014 Kia Rio with a 6 speed auto. It asks for SP-IV specification transmission fluid. The transmission shop I am considering for a fluid change service, said that they use an all purpose ...
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Automatic gearbox jerks when the engine is cold

I noticed for a few days that the automatic gearbox in my car (made in 2019) started to jerk when changing from D1 to D2 only when the engine is cold. Is it normal to do like this? After the engine ...
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Scania 4 series Opticruise gearbox problems

I am having issues with the Scanias. I have a 4 series Bus (K124) Opticruise. These are 8 speed 4 Low / 4 High Range. We are having an intermittent issue with banging into gear. This will only happen ...
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Nissan transmission test port - M10x0.9 thread?

2004 Nissan Xterra automatic transmission. Was trying to install an Autometer Trans Temp into the fluid pressure test port... realized that OE test port plug bolt is M10 x 0.9 thread?? Never even ...
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Does it make sense to clean pressure solenoid when changing transmission fluid?

I was just watching "Ratches And Wrenches" where he had a truck which would not shift. He did a transmission fluid and filter change and then removed the solenoid and replaced with a new one. But at ...
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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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Does putting your car in park during extended stops during trips prevent transmission from overheating?

We've all been there, waiting on a train at a railroad crossing, or stuck in a traffic jam that doesn't appear to be going anywhere for awhile. Well transmissions are designed to my understanding for ...
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Odd solenoid control problem with my 05 Sebring

I have had a problem that had stumped me consistently. I have a 2005 sebring that has been intermittently going into limp mode. I checked the code and it told me the tranny control module power relay ...
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DSG transmission fluid change

2013 Passat TDI - SEL - changed the DSG transmission fluid at 120,000 - currently have 313,589 on the car. I was advised not to change the DSG transmission fluid at this point - just continue driving ...
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Golf MK7 clunk/klik while engaging or disengaging the clutch

I have a manual transmission Golf 7 TSI from 2015 and when shifting in the lower gears(1->2, 2->3, 3->4) there is an audible clunk when engaging or disengaging the clutch. This however only happens ...
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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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How Can I Determine How Much Transmission Fluid To Add to My Truck When The Dipstick doesn't seem to be correct

I recently bought a 2001 F-150. The first time I checked the transmission fluid level, it looked like it was overfilled but the filler tube mount had rusted off and I figured it wasn't accurate. Last ...
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What problems will I have if I use a rusted input shaft on a transmission?

I have an old (25 years) transmission from a BMW E36 which I want to use. The transmission must have sat outdoors for a while, because there was white scale on the outside and inside of the bell ...
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What could make a vehicle accelerate in neutral?

The vehicle is a 2013 Honda Pilot, 5 speed automatic transmission and with about 100,000 miles on it. This occurred at least three times (that I noticed). Here a quick list of conditions: Vehicle ...
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My geely car Transmission signal blinking in dashboard

i have geely Emgrand ec7 2013 CVT model.From past three months crackling sound in transmission when i am slow the car like 30,20 speed..yesterday suddenly all transmission signal P D N blinking and ...
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Trans dip stick reads same hot and cold is that normal

I check the trany fluid yesterday when van was in nuetral and warm the today checked it before starting it up and it at the same level is that normal
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Automatic transmission: Is shifting to neutral while approaching stops bad?

This is not with the intention of saving fuel (as I have seen many answers assuming savings in fuel while doing this). But I have this habit of putting the vehicle into neutral before approaching ...
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Vehicle is not responding properly in 1st gear, Sometimes

Bought Ford Freestyle Titanium Plus (Petrol) 4 months before. Sometimes, In 1st gear, the vehicle is not responding properly for the throttle. All I am seeing is, the RPM stays <= 1K or <=1.5K ...
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Qg transmission filter bolt issue

Good day i would like to get an answer asap on this issue please. Have a qg16 transmission and decide to change the oil and well the filter was terrible ... but long story short ... 1 of the bolt has ...
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Wont shift properly

I have a 2006 Chevy Silverado 4x4 automatic transmission. It will only go in reverse, 2nd, and 1st. Wont go in drive or 3rd. i checked the fluid and it is fine. I'm going to get it to my mechanic. My ...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L Auto Transmission Issue Shifting

Went over railroad tracks and the dash lit up like a christmas tree. Replaced wheel hubs, speed sensors, trans fluid, plugs, coils. Service engine light is off and now the car feels limp and wont ...
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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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Cause of gearbox bearing issue?

I took my Fiat Punto Evo 1.2 2011 to the garage today as it had started making a noise recently and have been quoted £630 for a reconditioned gear box as there is an issue with the gearbox bearings. ...

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