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How to Replace a Windshield Wiper Gearbox Assembly
Windshield wipers keep car windshields clear of rain and debris. The wiper gearbox transfers power from the wiper motor to the wiper arms.
How to Replace a Car's Steering Rack Gearbox
The steering gearbox transmits the driver's steering wheel inputs to the wheels so that the car turns correctly. If damaged, it should be replaced.
How Long Does a Steering Rack/Gearbox Last?
When When you turn the steering wheel, the two front wheels also turn in the direction you want. It actually takes a lot of different components to translate the rotational movement of the steering wheel into side to side movement...
How a Manual Transmission Works
A A manual transmission helps a vehicle achieve a desired speed through the use of gears, a clutch, and a shifter. It works like this: when the driver wants to shift gears, he or she pushes in the clutch pedal...
How a Manual Transmission Works
A A manual transmission helps a vehicle achieve a desired speed through the use of gears, a clutch, and a shifter. It works like this: when the driver wants to shift gears, he or she pushes in the clutch pedal...
How a Manual Transmission Works
A A manual transmission helps a vehicle achieve a desired speed through the use of gears, a clutch, and a shifter. It works like this: when the driver wants to shift gears, he or she pushes in the clutch pedal...
How an Automatic Transmission Works
An An automatic transmission allows a vehicle engine to operate within a narrow speed range, just like a manual transmission does. As the engine achieves higher degrees of torque (torque is the rotational power of the engine), the gears in...
How an Automatic Transmission Works
An An automatic transmission allows a vehicle engine to operate within a narrow speed range, just like a manual transmission does. As the engine achieves higher degrees of torque (torque is the rotational power of the engine), the gears in...

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Power steering gear box leaking
Although I have seen the gearboxes leak in the field, the more common place they tend to leak is the power steering lines themselves, and occasionally from the pumps. I would start by cleaning off all the surfaced of the...
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How Does a Clutch Work?
A clutch for a manual transmission is not a single part, but many parts put together to form the clutch assembly that is part of the clutch system. The parts in a clutch assembly are the clutch pressure plate, clutch...
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2005 mini cooper s is parked and wont go into reverse gear. All of the other gears work except reverse.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The transmission may be having one of several issues. The shifter can become unaligned and need to be adjusted or replaced. The gearbox can also become damaged and misaligned, which also warrants them to...
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I have Chevrolet Epica ls 2010 automatic 6 cylinder car. I want to change gearbox. Please tell me which car model's gearbox will fit to my car.
The gearbox (transmission) that is in your vehicle will fit the years 2007 through 2010 from the Epica, Daewoo, and Tosca. They all have the same manual 5 speed transmission.
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There is a noise coming from the transmission.
Hi there. The noise could be coming from a clutch pack slipping with no frictions left causing a whining noise. The other thing that could cause the noise is the gears are worn and moving around too much. I recommend...
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Putting transmission in reverse grinds gears but not when changing any of the forward gears.
Hi there. The issue could be either the shifter fork being bent or the reverse gear is burned up causing the transmission to grind when going in reverse. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic,...
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Car will not move in any gear but 4th gear and makes noise.
Hi there. If the transmission will not move in any gear but 4th gear, then there is either an issue with the synchronizers or the transmission gears are damaged. First check the shifter rail and see if the forks are...
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Cracked Gearbox
Hello - how unfortunate for both of you. It is possible, since the engine/transmission of your Fit is very close to the front of your vehicle - but unlikely. You would have to impact the BMW all the way to...
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strange problem
Hello. The symptoms you are experiencing can be caused by a wide variety of issues. If the symptoms appear to come and go then it may be possible that the symptoms are electrical in nature. A few things I would...
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Dsg problem
Hello - the P0824 code is an error with the shift selector mechanism, failing to detect the shifter forward/backward positioning. This problem will require specialized equipment and parts from your manufacturer. Contact your vehicles dealer service center for assistance. ...
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My car is W210 E200. I want to ask about somthing in the gearbox
Hey there. When you are in 'S' mode, the transmission starts out in 1st gear normally, but when you select 'W' mode, the transmission will start out in 2nd gear to help reduce wheel slip on slippery surfaces. Where...
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There is a delay when the car tries to shift into the next gear
This may be related to the transmission being low on fluid or potentially a bad transmission control solenoid. As you may know, every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid...
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Shift selenoid "A" electrical P0753
If you did not do so while replacing shift solenoid "A" (if I am reading your query correctly), disconnect the battery for 10 minutes or so, re-connect the battery, and drive the car for 15-20 minutes. This will reset the...
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Car won't go in gear when hot?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. Your transmission is a computer-controlled transmission which can be affected even when something as simple as a weak battery is the issue. I would first suggest checking the battery...
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Gearbox fault warning came on - 2012 Range Rover
Hey there, the battery's low voltage may have been the code they received. You may have to have the body control and transmission module tested for a bad connection and pinpoint tested to see if the gear box fault is...
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my car gearbox fluid is low, what should I do should I bring it or I can't drive it thanks
Hello. You should definitely not drive your car when the transmission gear box oil is low as this could cause major damage. In this situation, I would have an expert come to your vehicle to have it diagnosed and repaired....
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Are Captivas are known for engine failure and gearbox box issues?
As with any vehicle, they are prone to mechanical problems and issues, even when properly maintained. However, as with anything else, if it is properly maintained, you will greatly enhance your chances of prolonging the life of the engine and...
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How Long Does Transmission Fluid Last?
The best guideline for when to change automatic transmission fluid comes from the manufacturer of the transmission itself. The owner’s manual for each vehicle provides the recommended mileage intervals for service. Typical recommendations generally range from 30,000 to 60,000 miles....
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How Long Does a Manual Car's Clutch Last?
A manual transmission uses a clutch to connect the engine and transmission together each time you let out on the clutch to take off from a stop or change gears on your transmission. Each time you change gears and let...
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coolant leaking from injector 3
This could be from a couple of problems that may be unrelated. The first question is from where, specifically, the coolant is leaking. Depending on where the leak is coming from and if there are any other...

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