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I have rebuild transmission and is not driving out of D and D3.
Hi there. Check the shifter cable alignment to the transmission and make sure that the main valve is aligned up properly. The main valve could be off aligned causing the vehicle to not drive in the D and D3 selections....
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My car wont go when press on gas pedal
If the engine runs normally and in park you can accelerate the engine (gently, to a couple thousand RPM ONLY) but when you put the car in drive the car won't move that means one or more of the following...
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I replaced the brake light switch and still I have the same problem in my car. Also, I checked the stop lamp fuse and it is good.
Hi there. Check the wires from the brake light switch to the brake lights. There could be an open in the circuit making the light short to ground. Also the ground circuit could be loose making the switch not function...
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I pulled into a parking spot and put my car into park, when I lifted my foot from the brake the car continues forward.
The vehicle transmission did not get back to the park position due to the shift cable came off of the transmission shift linkage. You will need to have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and check the...
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I have a problem with my C240 - the gear won't shift from one
Since your question is not very specific, I will address a couple of situations. If by "my gear won't shift from one to others" you mean the shifter will not move between park, reverse, and drive, that can be caused...
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Transmission not shifting into reverse.
Hi there. If all of the other gears work and only the reverse gear does not work, then there could be a bent shift fork or the reverse input gear has chewed up the teeth. It is very common for...
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Transmission staying in 3rd gear only and not shifting.
Hi there. The transmission could have an issue with the shift solenoids. Check the wiring harness to the transmission case and make sure that it is plugged in. 3rd gear is the only forward gear in a 4L60E transmission that...
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Slow motion in 1st shift Isuzu
Hello - the "slow shifting" problem you experience when first driving each day is due to "cold" gear lube. The relatively cold lubricant is "stiffer" for synchronizers - the rotating cones in your transmission that allow smooth shifting from one...
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I would like to know if the tps sensor can affect the transmission shift.
Hi there. Sounds like the transmission range selector sensor is failing. Check the harness to the range selector on the transmission shifter located on the housing of the transmission. Visually look at the sensor and see if its broken or...
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Vehicle wont shift out of first gear, only first and reverse gears work
Hello there, a variety of faults will cause your 1999 Mercedes ML430 to not shift out of first gear. The first step in any transmission or shifting issue is to check the transmission fluid level, condition, and color. After the...
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While driving, car jumps into lower gears unexpectedly almost coming to a stop. Then the car jumps back into higher gear at random intervals.
Hi there. Sounds like the kick down solenoid is sticking and not functioning correctly. The kick down solenoid make the circuit within the transmission valve body (transmission controller) to down shift when under heavy acceleration to allow a lower gear...
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the car is stuck in first gear and wont shift
A certified mechanic from YourMechanic could perform a mobile no shift diagnostic right at your location in order to identify the cause. If, as you mention, the shift linkage feels loose there is a possibility of an easy to address...
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Car does not shift correctly into the right gear when accelarating too fast.
You appear to have a problem with both the engine and the transmission. Diagnostic Trouble Codes, if they have set, should be downloaded from the OBD-II terminal under the steering column. The rough idling is probably resolvable to some extent...
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Transmission only has 1st gear
Hello. P0732 is the trouble code for an abnormal gear 2 shift ratio. If the vehicle's transmission computer detects that there is an issue with the gear ratio and timing of second gear, it will set off this code to...
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When I change gears or when the car changes gears in motion, there is a loud thump. What do I do?
Hello. This is likely a transmission issue. Have you checked the level of the transmission fluid? When was the last time you had the transmission serviced? This includes having the fluid changed and having a new filter put in the...
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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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Should I change my transmission fluid?
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Transmission
An appropriate diagnostic to resolve your issue is a failure to shift inspection. Of course, first check your transmission's fluid level and condition. A really low fluid level can cause shift difficulties. Typically, if a transmission fails to automatically shift...
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I have an automatic transmission Impala and the sifter wont shift out of park
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2009 Chevrolet Impala to be unable to shift from park. The most common causes are the shift interlock solenoid, neutral safety switch, brake switch, transmission shift linkage, or a wiring harness fault....
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The vehicle runs like a champ but it shifts hard from 1st to 2nd gear. Any advice to be appreciated
Hi there. The 1 - 2 shift accumulator spring has broken and needs replace in the transmission. To do this, drop the transmission oil pan and oil. On the back right side of the transmission on the inside you will...

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