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Transmission jerks, goes into limp mode, loss of power - 2006 Mercedes-Benz B200
Hello. It sounds like there is a problem with either the transmission control module and/or its wiring. There could also be a problem with the transmission valve body or clutches and if either of these are worn out this may...
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Noises when backing up and turning.
The front strut bearings could be noisy or binding. If the front end is lifted and you turn the wheel from left to right, you may be able to detect the noise that way if that bearing is an issue....
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Low gas mileage
Unfortunately, real world mileage numbers very rarely stack up to those advertised by the manufacturer. There are things you can do to improve your mileage, however. First of all, make sure your tires are properly inflated at all times. Don't...
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Car has CVT transmission, can't afford to replace, can I just replace the entire motor with a used one with different trans?
Hello. If you wanted to replace the motor and transmission, you would have other problems like the wire harnesses and ECM modules among other problems to do the swap correctly. You may be better off replacing the transmission with a...
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CVT transmission issues, RPM fluctuation - 2015 Nissan Rogue
Hey there. Since you are still under the factory warranty period i would recommend taking it to the dealer. There may be a reprogram of the transmission module programming that will improve the shifting of the CVT for you.
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Gas pedal unresponsive, then suddenly jerks the car forward - 2015 Nissan Rogue
Hello. The new electronic throttle systems are very sensitive to a driver using two feet to drive and if you are still touching the brakes and trying to accelerate it will not let you. This programming is due to all...
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Check engine light comes on intermittently
If the Check Engine Light is coming on then it would have set a code. The code may have been read, but a problem is not found or the mechanic could not find the problem. I would need to know...
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cycling humming/buzing noise on highways 65-80 mph
Hey there. There may be a recall on your vehicle to reprogram the transmission control module on the vehicle. The noise may be from the transmission CVT. Have the dealer check for any recalls on the CVT or any other...
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Chime in car is annoyingly Too Loud - 2016 Chevrolet Volt CVT
The Chime Volume setting has two values, Normal and High. Check your settings to make sure it is in the Normal position. If that is still too loud for you, you might try putting some duct tape over the "door...
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Why is the CVT transmission whining noise so loud when driving?
Hi there. From the description you have given, I'm lead to believe your vehicle has 65,000 miles and not 6,500 miles. Changing the CVT (continuously variable transmission) fluid more than likely will not quiet the transmission. It is very important...
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Car will not move in any gear engine sounds fine 2007 Nissan Murano
Hi there - the P0746 problem code indicates low hydraulic pressure internal to the transmission. It can also indicate failed speed sensors inside the transmission. I would recommend a transmission inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from...
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Transmission stopped working suddenly with no early indications whatsoever.
Hello there, a variety of issues will cause your 2004 Honda Civic Hybrid to not move in gear. The most common is shift linkage failure, this is the linkage which places the transmission in the selected gear. Other likely faults...
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Can I switch my CVT transmission with any other transmission from any other model cars that is not a CVT
Hello. In order to change to the standard non-CVT transmission you would need to do a lot of electrical work. It will not work directly in your vehicle. You would need to take the wiring harness and the computers out...
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my honda fit continously flicks on drive gear when driving.auto diagonostic machine says output shaft speed.sensor
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. It won't matter what type of oil was put in the gear box as long as the viscosity was the same. You can try replacing the oil and see if it makes any difference,...
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I cannot move my car in reverse when on a hill, nothing happens when I press the gas pedal
The Nissan Rogue is equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission. They are known to experience issues such as not moving in any gear when the gas pedal is applied, even floored. It may be slipping due to internal issues with...
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how to fix the cvt transmission
The parts required will depend on exactly what has failed and that, of course, is determined through both a diagnosis and an inspection upon disassembly if it turns out that the transmission has to be rebuilt. Your car has enough...
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Code P1777 - Won't Clear
This code is shedding some light on a problem that exists in one of the electrical circuits in the vehicles transmission. For the best results, consult a technician or facility experienced with the diagnosis and repair of vehicle transmissions. If...
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Symtom is late or advanced gear shifting resulting to sudden stop of the car, cvt problem...? 2010 Subaru Forrester
Hello - yes, this is possibly a programming issue with your CVT transmission. While Subaru CVT transmissions don't fail outright all that often, there seems to be a wide range of operating smoothness, which depends on the transmission controller software....
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Bucking upon coming to stop 2005 Nissan Murano
Hi there, most likely the "bucking when coming to a stop" behavior is not related to the recent camshaft position sensor repairs. This problem is more likely to have something to do with your transmission - a Continuously Variable design....
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Car will move a bit in reverse but then it acts like the front left tire is locked, also after a bit in drive it hops 2012 Nissan Rogue
Hi there, your symptoms suggest something in either the final drive - spider gears perhaps - (would be the differential in a rear-wheel drive car), or a problem with the Continuously-VariableTtransmission (CVT) which your car has. These transmissions utilize essentially...

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