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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Why is my motorcycle making a “bang/thud” noise when I shift?

I used to shift properly without any hiccups before. Lately, I am hearing a "bang/thud" noise while I shift gear. Its mostly experienced in lower gears and it's really smooth in higher gears. Why is ...
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Transmission Swap - Nissan Rogue Sport - Warranty still intact?

My wife and I purchased a Rogue Sport in the US and, though we love the vehicle for the space, were dismayed that we couldn't find it in a manual transmission. In looking at Nissan UK - it appears ...
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Mini Cooper base

The shift cable bushing broke. I replaced it. I had to replace the slave cylinder and master cylinder. I have bled the clutch. I have a good clutch pedal with the car running and I can put it in ...
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Whining Engine Noise Nissan Qashqai

Vehicle: 2013 Nissan Qashqai Yesterday driving my Qashqai was a weird experience. The car starts jerking (as if it were on a hill with low speed/incorrect gear) on the 2nd gear at 2500RPM. I usually ...
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What limits the max power rating of a V belt drive?

We know that belt drives are limited in their max possible power rating and most high power/torque applications(trucks) use gear drives. I wanted to know the main factor that limits the power/torque ...
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Parking pawl or parking brake creak

I have recently observed a slight creak in my car which I think comes from the parking pawl in my 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid. It doesn't have a conventional automatic transmission, but I still believe ...
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Is this transmission busted

This is a lancer evolution X MR with the Dual clutch TC-SST transmission: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Clutch_SST The car will not move when in gear, the engine will rev but the car will not ...
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turn off the car while the gear shifter (N)?

firstly I am happy to join her in amazing place I have very important question and it's really am afraid about it I have 2017 hyundai elantra automatic transmission (AT) Hear is what happened "last ...
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Gear display on MFI Volkswagen Polo Highline right drive cars

I'm a new driver, and often get into the wrong gear (I'm not yet comfortable with the multitude of controls in this car which is a 2011 VW Polo Highline). Is it possible to show the current gear ...
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What to do with transmission hoses during radiator change

When changing my radiator (94 Chevy k1500 4x4 ext) do I need to plug the transmission hoses after disconnecting them?
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Component identification - Mini Cooper S R53 (2005) Limited Slip Differential

I own a 2002 Mini Cooper (R50), a Model Year infamous for its failure-prone 5-speed manual gearbox. When failure occurred I replaced the whole starter motor - flywheel - clutch - gearbox - axles ...
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After changing MTF, my truck grinds into every gear. Is this a symptom of a bad transmission? Or just a bad clutch?

After changing out the transmission fluid on my 1997 Nissan D21 4x4, the transmission started shifting really rough. My first piece of troubleshooting was to adjust the clutch pedal as specified in ...
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Leaving car with automatic transmission in Neutral instead of Park

Can we use Neutral (N on the selector) instead of Park (P) when parking on a flat surface? Is this useful for transmission system? Because every time we put gear on P we must pass through R and will ...
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Why does the Honda 2017 CR-V crawl in neutral when cold?

In the owner's manual for the Honda 2017 CR-V, the shifting page says this: Indeed, on a flat surface in neutral when the engine is cold, it will crawl forward like a typical automatic car in drive. ...
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2000 Audi S6 - Problems engaging reverse gear when cold

I've been having some problems with my S6's auto-box lately where it doesn't seem to engage reverse gear when both the car and the outside temperature are cold. No error or warning lights come on and ...
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Why aren’t drive chains completely taut?

I don’t understand why roller drive chains in motorcycles have some degree of slack (around 1 inch movement) in them? What’s wrong with having a completely taut chain with no slack? Also, does the ...
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Car jerks when shifting from Reverse to Drive

Recently, my car started jerking when the drive stick is shifted from 'R' to 'D' position. This doesn't happen when shifting between other positions (not even D to R) or when I switch between gears ...
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GM 6l90 transmission swap

I have a 2012 Chevy Express van 2500 with a 4.8l motor and 6l90 transmission with 200k miles. I bought a used 6l90 with 77k miles from a junk yard, that came out of an identically van. Same year, 2500,...
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Is Duplex Gearbox the same as semi-automatic transmission

I look at some cars, such as Renault Captor, and they have gearbox specified as Duplex. does this mean that the car can be driven either through automatic transmission, or manual transmission. ...
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Does One wheelspinning in mud damage my car?

if one of wheels trap in mud or lifting up on Jack so rotate idle, and another wheel stop to rotate(because differential), is this situation damage torque converter or Automatic transmission?? or ...
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Engine RPMs increase, but vehicle does not accelerate, has no power

2001 Nissan Xtrail. After driving for more than 20 minutes, the car seems to have less power. The rpm will go way up, but the car is slow. Rpm can go near the redzone, yet I’m still driving at 10-...
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Gearbox issues VW Bora MK5 (Bora in Mex) 2007

I've been driving my VW Bora for 7 years. Has had its regular oil changes, tune-ups, tires and brake changes. I love my car and want to keep it perfect. For the last 6 months I have felt that the ...
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Ducati Monster shifting gears almost impossible

I bought a brand new Ducati Monster 797 ABS. If I just turn the key the gears are shifting very easy and no problem finding neutral. Once the engine is running it is just about impossible to shift up ...
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2002 chevy impala 3.8 won't shift into overdrive check engine light is not on

I don't have a picture. Scanner tool has no codes showing. However, it did say vacuum leak test failed. I've changed gas cap, cleaned mass airflow sensor, and replaced fuel pressure vacuum harness ...
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Very low power on 2nd gear all of a sudden

The car in question is an 1998 Opel Vectra 16XEL. Recently, after doing some things on it: Replacing spark plugs Replacing ignition cables Oil change Replacing the gasket under valve cover it ...
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Can 2 gearboxes for the same engine but different codes be compatible?

I need to change my gearbox. I own a VW Golf 6 from 2009, 1.4 TSI, 122 HP, engine code CAXA. The gearbox code is LHY. I found at a scrap yard a gearbox from an identical car (even the same engine ...
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How do you remove a lock ring if there is no place to squeeze it?

This lock ring holds an overdrive piston in place. I have a set of lock ring pliers but there is nothing to grab onto. There is a gap in the ring but all I can figure out how to do there is expand the ...
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VW Golf 5 JXP and Golf 6 LHY gearbox compatibility

I have a VW Golf 6 from 2009, 1.4 TSI, 122 HP, with a problematic LHY gearbox that needs to be replaced. I bought (from a scrap yard) a JXP gearbox from a Golf 5, 1.4 TSI, 140 HP, which they told me ...
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Whirring/slight grinding noise on acceleration at high speed

Car is a Mk1 Golf with manual 5 speed and 1.8lt engine. When travelling at above 60kph and accelerating or cruising I've noticed a slight whirring, or grinding noise. It almost sounds like a tyre is ...
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Can I use any 4R70W manual on any 4R70W transmission?

I am doing this as a side project and I am aware it is very difficult. I had some trouble finding a manual for my transmission. I am not 100% sure I even know what transmission I have. I pulled it ...
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2002 BMW 745LI Stripped Fill Plug --What Else?

BMW 2002 745LI striped fill plug that is stuck and I'm a female...not super strong arms like the gents. I'm willing to use Dremel to cut a seam at 12 o'clock to use a flat head but its so tight in ...
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Which repair manual should I use for a 2006 E-150 transmission?

This is a hobby project and I am aware that it's hard. Transmission repair is not covered in Haynes or Chilton manuals and transmission repair manuals are sold by the transmission model, not the ...
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1997 Blazer, GM 4.3: Intermittant transmission symptoms. Key stuck, torque Converter and solenoid codes

Curious transmission symptoms the other morning. A few details to build the context: First I was the OP for this question, same vehicle...'97 Chevy Blazer, 4.3, 4wd, 257k miles on the original engine ...
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1995 VW Eurovan 5 cylinder not shifting into lower gears

My 1995 5 cylinder Eurovan has the engine light coming on and I don't think the transmission is switching gears properly, it starts out of the gate properly and switches gears a couple of times but ...
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02 Honda Odyssey transmission revs up or doesn't engage at 25 when off gas and up-shifting [duplicate]

my 02 Honda Odyssey transmission revs up or doesn't engage at 25 when off gas and up-shifting. Here is what happens in steps: accelerate to 25 in second gear off gas and upshift to third immediately ...
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Parts to replace when changing transmission

For a simple manual front wheel drive car like a 04 Honda Civic, or any Honda Civic, what parts should be replaced that are easier to replace when the transmission is out? I'm replacing a manual ...
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Why is my car struggling when it gets hot? (breaks, bearings, transmission…?)

If this is TMI, let me know and I'll try to simplify. I have a 2003 Cadillac CTS with about 205k miles I recently had the master cylinder and brake booster replaced. When it was finished, the brakes ...
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Broken gear shift?

Last week I bought a 2004 Ford Focus. It has 170,000 mi on it. I was told the transmission and clutch were new. Last night, (and this evening), I was trying to teach my daughter how to drive "stick". ...
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Super 95 E10 vs Super 98?

Can i use Petrol: Super 95 E10 in my car? I basically use Super 98 on my car but the price is very expensive now 1.50 Euro cent. Where as Super 95 E10 is 1.20 Euro cent. My car manual says i can use ...
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Truck shaking at certain mph or when under load

Vehicle Information: 2006 Ford F150 4WD with the 5.4L V8 150,000 miles (oil change every 5000 miles) Background: In the fall, I started having problems with my truck. It had a rough idle and ...
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I have 5th gear issue , can i drive in 4th gear at 100km to 115km?

My car scares me while changing gear from 4th to 5th gear because it goes to 3rd gear. As a result on highways i get scared to change to 5th gear. Can i drive my car in 4th gear at speed range ...
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4th gear to 5th gear puts to 3rd gear often?

R, 1, 2, 3, 4 works great. But when i am in highway driving 90km to 120km and trying to switch to 5th gear. I have a strange problems. When Engine is running live: - from 4th dragging straight to 5th ...
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Can the serpentine belt change affect transmission?

I had to change serpentine belt on my road trip in "professional" service. They changed belt tensioner also. When we continued we realized that cruise control and most of A/C buttons don't work. So we ...
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Is it bad to start your car in neutral while in motion?

Is it bad to start your car in neutral while in motion? Is it better to start it in neutral while sitting still?
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Key is stuck and car will only go into reverse

The day before yesterday my key was stuck in my ignition, and the steering wheel wouldn't lock. I tried to take it out but didn't want to damage it so I left it in there. Yesterday I went to drive the ...
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Mazda 3 Gear Shift and Gear Indicator

I have a 2013 Mazda 3 i Grand Touring. I was driving today on the freeway. I had just exited one freeway onto another, and had to slow down a bit because of the car in front of me and the curve of the ...
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Yamaha R6 engine stalling when downshifting

I am using a 2000 Yamaha R6 for this year's track season. Last time I used it I was downshifting from 3rd to 2nd whilst braking at the end of a straight line and the engine stalled locking the wheel (...
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What is differences between supercharge and turbocharge? [duplicate]

My knowledge about its function is that both devices increase air pressure to fast engine combustion ? correct ? Answers always appreciated Thanks
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Please help idk if transmission, sensor or something else

I have a 2010 Chrysler Town and Country minivan. I have recently had all the manintenance such as oil change, tune up and transmission flush all done as it was due. All of a sudden I was driving down ...
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Does a dual-clutch transmission require synchronizer cones?

When you shift in a traditional manual transmission, the clutch is disengaged and a sleeve is shifted from one gear to another. The teeth of the sleeve must align with the teeth of the target gear. ...