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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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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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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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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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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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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U0100 Toyota Aygo CAN Stop Communication or DTC Diagnostics, which is right?

I spent a lot of time trying to resolve some problems with a 2006 Toyota Aygo. The most important or significant code it has is U0100: No communication with ECM/PCM A. Information for 1KR-FE engine, ...
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Buick Lacrosse CXL transmission fluid

I just had my transmission fluid changed in my Buick Lacrosse CXL, they used an STP brand of fluid and said it was Dexron III. I am reading that GM recommends Dexron VI for this car. Is it ok to use ...
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What’s causing my truck to jerk and rpms to go up and gown

Okay so I have a 1996 Chevy 1500 pickup. When I’m going down the highway and get to 45mph or so my rpm will start to jump up and down and the truck starts to jerk. My speedometer also will drop and go ...
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Manual doesn't go into 2nd gear smoothly

I owned a 2005 Infinit G35 and it has a manual transmission. At some point something strange was happening in regards to shifting. Example: When in first gear, if I revved the engine to 3000RPM and ...
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What could be causing my transmission to slip?

Three days ago when I was leaving the store, I started up 2006 Chevy Trailblazer Ls and it wouldn't reverse. I tried to move forward and that wouldn't work either. When I switched from drive or ...
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Shifting into first gear not smooth

I have a problem with my 2005 Mazda Bounty, in that first gear has been difficult to shift into. It used to be worse, but changing the gear oil, and clutch fluid has helped a bit. Prior to ...
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VW Polo 6n 1.4 Engine and gearbox problem

I have a Volkswagen Polo 6N Petrol 1.4 8v 60cv from 1997 with 168 000KM. It's my only car and I can't afford to get a new one. It's been looked after and has been in the family since new. I have ...
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Weird high pitch grinding noise coming from car when starting/moving?

I have a 2013 Honda Accord and had this weird high pitched grinding noise coming from the front. It is much more at cold starts and makes this noise regardless whether I am stopped, moving or braking. ...
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Golf mk4 1.6 gearboxes?

Im new to this forum so i dont really know if this topic has already been opened... anyway i have a golf mk4 1.6 16v and my reverse gear was making clunking noises...so long story short the only ...
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Transmission slips into neutral

I have a 2002 grand caravan it goes about 50 feet then just act like it's in neutral I can turn it off put it in park start back up and it goes about another 50 feeding does it again anybody know why ...
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Motor RPM given car speed, gear and wheel radius

Reading about Tesla cars I found that they can achieve 16000 RPM, single gear ratio 9.73:1 and differential ratio around 8.28:1, but... if I try to get RPM from car speed (max 200 km/h): RPM = car ...
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Can a bad rear differential hurt an automatic transmission?

I have a bad rear differential (one of the driveshaft seals is shot, and almost all the oil is gone), and I was wondering if this can affect my automatic ZF-6HP26 transmission.
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How does the forward and reverse system work on the IH International 845 tractor?

It's not broken, I'm only interested how it works. Pressing the clutch is not needed to operate this handle. It can also take a few seconds before it starts moving.
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Torque converter failure - Related to replacing only 2 tires?

I've got a 2007 Honda CRV that I wish to continue to flog for a few more years at least. Yesterday I noticed that the 'D' light for drive on the dashboard was blinking. It stopped once I turned the ...
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How tight to tighten my drain bolts?

I have a 2005 Diesel Mazda Bounty UTE, which is also called a B2500. I want to drain my gearbox oil. How tight should I tighten the fill and drain bolt? Same question for my engine oil, how tight ...
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My car won't shift

I drive a hyundai tiburon gt and my stopped shifting into gear while I was at a stop light. Now it doesn't go into gear at all even when the car is off. The clutch pedal still has pressure when I ...
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What is the compatibility for F250 and F350 SD transmissions (2004 gas 5.4L)

I am considering purchasing a Ford 2004 F350 SD (automatic) with a tranny/engine light on. Assuming the worst, I am looking for donor transmissions (and transfer case possibly) I think there is ...
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Mercedes 190 Automatic gearbox won't shift up

My Mercedes 190 is experiencing a problem where it seemingly won't shift up through the gears. If I attempt to accelerate past ~30mph the engine revs rise but the car doesn't accelerate (like clutch ...
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High rpm on neutral but flatting the gas pedal while on D doesn't increase the rpm

Lately and before this problem occurs I have started hearing some noises when the rpm gets to 3k ~ 4k when accelerating on the first gear, my car is automatic but I hear that noise only when starting ...
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Grinding when shifting into gear (new clutch)

I was thinking of buying a car but it ALWAYS grinds when shifting into 4th gear (up or down) regardless of the rpm. It occasionally grinds when shifting into 5th and 6th (only up) at a higher rpm. ...
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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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Strange ticking noise on Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI

I own a VW Golf Mk5 1.9 TDI year 2005. There is a strange ticking noise coming somewhere from under the hood and as it seems it starts and is mostly noticeable when I press on the clutch. This noise ...
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transmission thump and late shifting

My 2003 Lincoln LS transmission was thumping going into 3rd gear. Eventually got worse and got codes for transmission. Mechanic replaced the solenoid pack. Now it's still thumping, but not as hard, ...
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What is this funny noise coming from my car only when I reverse?

My 2003 Opel Agila is making a really funny grinding/squealing noise coming from the front of the car only when I reverse, also when I go forwards sometimes you can hear it but it's really quiet, it's ...
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Why am i losing tranny fluid but no leak

I have to put more in about ever month and have no leaks any where and also will pulling a small trailer hurt my 2008 entoroge van
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Using an old car as a generator

This is a very general question asking for some specific answers. Essentially, I would like to take a vehicle and strip it down, and to turn it into a generator. I’d like to take advantage of the ...
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2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L A/T - Limp Mode only on Heavy Throttle & Hanging in Gear

Back with an update. Trying to help out my neighbor here. 2007 Charger with a 2.7L. 100k+ Miles on the body/transmission. "If I drive very carefully I can get it up to highway speed. If I romp on it,...
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Why do EVs with a single speed gearbox still require a gear box at all?

A Tesla Model S for example has a single speed gearbox in between the motor and the rear axle of the wheels. What's the purpose of that gear? Why can't the motor be mated directly with the axle ...

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