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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Risk to parking pawl while loosening lug nuts with car jacked up

With a car jacked up (tires is in the air), automatic transmission in park, and the emergency brake disengaged, can really cranking on lugs nuts damage a parking pawl? Scenario I was removing the ...
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Won’t start with touching starter solenoid with screwdriver and it turns off my speedometer and glitches out!

I’ve been having problems with my 09 Kawasaki Ex250R. Every time I go to click ignition switch I hear a click in the electrical relay near battery. It might be that but I also tried bypassing the ...
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94 Toyota Pickup hard to put into gear after clutch in too long

I recently purchased a 1994 Toyota Pickup 2x4 that otherwise runs great, but has a strange transmission issue. If I hold the clutch down for too long, it's impossible to shift into gear. Either ...
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Renault Clio Mk IV - Couldn't Shift Gears Intermittently

I bought a used Renault Clio (Mk IV; 2013; Dynamique S MediaNav; 0.9 TCE) in Ireland 3 weeks ago, and everything was working fine, but yesterday, my dad drove it, and he told me it broke down 3 times ...
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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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Can transmission replacement affect fuel economy?

I recently had the transmission replaced in my 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan. This is my third Dodge minivan, and all of them averaged around 17 mpg in mostly city driving. However, when I got this van ...
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1985 Xr 250 Lots of play in shifter?

I am thinking about buying a 1985 Xr 250 but i am very concerned about the amount of play there is with the shifter lever , is this due to the clutch cable is broke ? or is there any other issue i ...
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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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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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Auto-Start Stop Question On 2017 Ford Escape

I have been having tranny issues on my 2017 Ford Escape. Got the transmission replaced got the vehicle back today and now the auto-start stop light is on the dash but it has a white line through it ...
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Transmission top bracket snapped when inflating tyres

Clutch was replaced in my 2005 nissan micra about 3 months ago, today I inflated my front tyre to specification pressure (2.3 bar) and immediately after driving I felt something was broken so I ...
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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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