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Transmission shifter cables came off.
Look around the transmission and look to see where the shifter cable is attached. Feel the shifter cable and see if it is indeed damaged or broken. If the cable is broken, then it will need to be replaced. If...
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Sometimes my car will not shift into overdrive and then sometimes it does, any idea what could be causing this?
This symptom is the TCC (Torque Converter Clutch) is slipping in and out while driving. To check this condition, scan the computer to see whether the TCC action is being commanded by the computer. There could be a problem with...
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Feels like car isn't shifting into second gear, cant go over 20mph in drive.
There is an issue with the transmission is the main valve either is disconnected inside the transmission oil pan on the controller or the controller has an internal leak or a check ball is not holding. I recommend seeking out...
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Car won't move only buzzes when in gear and rolls in park.
Check the shifter cable to the transmission and see if it has broken off the transmission. The buzzing noise is the hydraulic fluid going around the main valve on the transmission and the valve is stuck in between a gear....
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Doesn't want to go in to second gear when cold.
Check the transmission fluid and see when the last time it was changed. If the fluid is original or has not been changed in a long time, then I recommend changing the fluid to remove any old debris from the...
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Getting harder to shift into first gear. Car sometimes shutters when accelerating in first.
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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My car will go down the road but rpm runs around 4 won't shift do you think it's just low on fluids
Hello, thank you for writing in. Low transmission fluid will absolutely cause the issues you are having. Checking the level and condition should be top priority, and if you have not changed the fluid and filter yet, consider doing so....
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My 2008 Mini Cooper S has a check engine light on and the code is P0977.
The code P0977 will set if the transmission control module (TCM) records an abnormal voltage reading from a shift solenoid in the transmission. A vehicle with the P0977 trouble code will generally be driveable but due to the potential for...
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Hello there.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why the vehicle would hesitate to downshift. The first thing you want to do is make sure the engine is well maintained. Make sure you have a clean fuel filter...
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I just rebuilt my 65 RFE transmission and it works great but am getting the code 4th gear ratio incorrect.
Check the transmission fluid and see if its full and clean. If the fluid is original, then I suggest flushing out the fluid and changing the transmission oil filter. If the fluid is good and has been changed, then the...
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2005 GMC with Denali transmission grinding in all gears including neutral. It will not accelerate and also doesn't have park.
Hi there. Your transmission is slipping all of the gears inside and may be due to a broken stator clutch and a broken torque converter. A torque converter that has failed will cause a grinding noise if the stator breaks...
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I have 02 ford fusion. And the transmission wont go in gear when its hot. But when first turned in it will.. What will be my prob.
Hi there. Sometimes this type of problem is caused by internal transmission issues. It can be as minor as the transmission fluid being 'dirty' or the hydraulic lines being clogged with debris; requiring transmission fluid to be flushed and the...
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When a car doesn't want to shift, what sensor is it for on a Cadillac SRX 2005?
Hi there. There are three different types of sensors and solenoids that will cause a transmission to not shift. 1. --- Transmission Position Sensor 2. --- Vehicle Speed Sensor 3. --- Shift Solenoids All three types of sensors and solenoids...
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08' Ford Fusion shifter stuck in park, flashing check engine light, sounds like air bubble in engine or sputtering when given gas
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are likely dealing with multiple problems at once, and only further testing will tell. The first step, due to the check engine light, is to scan the vehicle for diagnostic codes. Use these...
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Car vibrates when shifting at 3krpm but not 2 or 4 and vibrates when moving at 3krpm why?
Hi there. The engine's harmonic balancer or the flex plate could be bent causing the engine to have a vibration when operated between 2,500 to 3,000 rpm's. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to...
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Why would the battery and brake light come on for no reason as well as the transmission jerking when accelerating from first to second?
Hi there. Your alternator may not be working properly. If so, turn off all the lights and have the engine running at night. Then from an idle condition, rev up the engine. If the brake and battery light become brighter,...
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previous owner snatched shifter out ouf park very hard now shifter will not go back to park var will not start 2007 cadillac
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is designed to start only if the vehicle is in park. This is so the vehicle will not move immediately once its started. When it comes to resolving the issue, you are...
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When I put the automatic gear in reverse it moves forward. It is Toyota Sienna LE 2004.
Hi there. The transmission reverse input clutch is slipping. Check the fluid to the transmission and smell it. If the oil smells like its burnt, then the transmission would need to be rebuilt or replaced. I recommend dropping the oil...
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Hi.I have a 2006 Dodge Magnum. My ESP light came on and my car won't go over 35 mph.
Hi there. The Electronic Stability Program light is on for the one or more of the wheel speed sensors are picking up a wheel that is spinning too fast. If the rear wheels spun out, then the system will become...
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My BMW won't turn, I just hear click, click and the fuel pump grinding after push Start button? Do you have experience work with B
Hello, thank you for writing in. You may have drained the battery while you were working with the shifter. If this is the case, you need to charge the battery, jump start the vehicle, or replace the battery. If the...

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