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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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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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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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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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I changed the gearbox but the car is only moving in reverse and it needs acceleration up to 6000rpm to reach 30mph.
It sounds like the transmission is slipping. It is not good to max out the RPMs to make the vehicle move. Check the tranmission fluid level and the condition of the fluid. If the fluid is black, then I recommend...
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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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Gear shift slips over to Manual Transmission without touching. I have to hold it to keep it in Automatic.
Hi there. All automatic transmissions require transmission fluid for them to work. In your engine compartment by the right side next to the radiator area, there is a box in front of the air filter housing. Remove that box and...
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whats the best gear lube i can get for my car and dose it really matter what i get
Synthetic gear oil is recommended. At the cited "link" be sure to click on the "transmission gear oil section" at the top of the page. In terms of your question "does it matter", you will see a material difference in...
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Sifter floats from gear to gear and when letting out the clutch there is no response.
Hi there. Either the clutch has failed causing the transmission not to engage in any gear, or the transmission shifter plastic rings broke and will not engage the shifter. Check the clutch and make sure that it is moving when...
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Truck won't move when in gear.
Hi there. If your vehicle has an automatic transmission, check the transmission oil level and make sure that it's full. If your transmission is a manual, check the slave cylinder or clutch fork and see if it's working. If your...
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car won't go into gears 1-5 but will reverse whats the problem?
Hi there. The issue could be the shifter not working with the fork being bent on the shifter or the synchronizers are damaged and not allowing the gears to be obtained in any forward position. I recommend seeking out a...
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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. When I try to drive, it starts up and wants to try to go forward, but it just won't. What might the problem be?
Hi there. The clunk that you heard and the grinding sound came from the transmission. The noise was a gear breaking a tooth off and causing the transmission to no longer engage the teeth from the main shaft to the...
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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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My manual gear box is starting to get a little bit "clunky" as i change gears, is there an additive i can add to the gear oil?
The first thing to do is to drain and check the oil to see if it has any broken chunks of metal or a lot of brass metal pieces that indicate the gears and synchronizers for the gears are bad....
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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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How many gear oil does a 1997 ford working van require?
the rear axle take 75w140w 5.5 pints. The engine takes 6 quarts of oil with filter 5w20w synthetic blend oil or better. Transmission takes 14 quarts of mercon V.
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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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When I've left my car for a while it takes a while for it to get into gear. Today I got in gear and my engine was making a rattling noise.
Check the transmission fluid and make sure that it is full and red in color. If its full and red in color, then the transmission may be slipping which would cause the slow timed engagement and the noises that you...

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