Showing articles & questions for topic
slipping

Related articles

How Can I Tell If My Clutch Is Slipping?
For some drivers, shifting a manual transmission is second nature. Others prefer to rely on automatic transmissions. Drivers of automatic vehicles don’t have...
How Can I Tell If My Clutch Is Slipping?
For some drivers, shifting a manual transmission is second nature. Others prefer to rely on automatic transmissions. Drivers of automatic vehicles don’t have...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Slipping Transmission?
The transmission converts the power from the engine into motion so the vehicle can move. Vehicles have either an automatic or manual transmission....
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Clutch Cable Adjuster
Common signs include difficulty disengaging, loose clutch pedal, and an excessively tight clutch cable.

Related questions

Question
Shift link or Axle issue
Hello. From what you've described it would appear that your vehicle may have suffered serious transmission issues. Slipping and grinding sounds are commonly associated with internal transmission issues. It may be possible that the torque converter or transmission gears have...
Question
WONT START
There are two common items that can cause an intermittent no start with this car. You already replaced the crank sensor, which is one of them. The other can be the key, and/or the Electronic Ignition Switch (EIS). If...
Question
VDC Off & Slip Light is on
The VDC and Slip Light illumination could be an indication that you are getting low on brake fluid, due to worn brake pads. Low brake fluid could cause the throttle control to kick in when a sudden vehicle movement is...
Question
Transmission slips.
If you are reusing your old fluid you are defeating the purpose of changing the filter. I would only say this is ok if the ATF (automatic transmission fluid) was already spotlessly clean. If not, I recommend having a ATF...
Question
Transmission slipping.
Hello. Fluid pressure is used inside the automatic transmission to convert the engines rotation into working torque. Any major leak inhibits operations, fluid pressure cannot build properly, and the transmission starts to slip as it cannot transfer the power. There...
Question
Transmission slipping.
This fault code is set when the torque converter lock up function does not activate within one to 3 minutes of cruising at least 50 miles per hour. There are several things that can cause this fault, anything from worn...
Question
Transmission slipping while driving
The transmission in your Pontiac uses solenoids to control the shifting from one gear to the next. Typically there is a solenoid for 1st and 2nd gear, a second solenoid for 3rd and 4th gear and a 3rd and 4th...
Question
Transmission slipping when driving
Sounds like its time for a rebuild. Automatic transmissions have clutches inside that are made of a material similar to brake pads. Over time the clutch material wears away or gets damaged from repeated use. When this happens there is...
Question
Transmission slipping only in reverse
What a technician would do is first check the level and condition of the transmission fluid on your 2001 Audi A8 Quattro. Next, they would use a Volkswagen-compatable scan tool which will allow the Transmission Control Module (TCM) to be...
Question
Transmission slipping
Hello. This is a serious issue that requires immediate attention by a transmission specialist. This is an internal problem with possible issues with worn bands, valve body, or other components which could cause other parts to fail, due to too...
Question
Transmission slipping
Normally when I hear this complaint I check the level of the transmission fluid while the vehicle's engine is running and the transmission is in Park. While checking the level I would inspect the oil that came off the dipstick...
Question
Transmission slipping
Hello...if it is a shift solenoid, that electronically controlled valve is in the transmission "valve body". Often, the part can be replaced without removing the transmission. However, the valve body might have to be removed. This is a fairly typical...
Question
Transmission slipping
The first thing to check is the fluid level. Park the car on a level surface with the transmission in Park, and the engine running. The dipstick for the transmission is red. Pull it out, wipe it off and take...
Question
Transmission shifting issue
Hello. If the transmission is on the vehicle it has to be diagnosed. Although there are a lot of parts in a transmission, conceptually it is actually pretty simply. There are electronic control circuits, electrically actuated solenoids, and hydraulically actuated...
Question
Transmission not shifting into gear.
Either the transmission is slipping harshly or something broke inside the transmission making the gear drives not work properly. Make sure that the transmission fluid is full and red in color. If the fluid is full and red in color,...
Question
Transmission is slipping
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing more than one issue. The trouble code you have listed appears to be for an issue with the vehicle's fuel pressure sensor or circuit. It may...
Question
Transmission is slipping
I would first confirm that your transmission fluid is full and not leaking. I would recommend having an expert mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, perform a transmission fluid service if your fluid is low. However, if the fluid is...
Question
Transmission
Hey there. I would first recommend checking the transmission fluid to be sure it has the proper amount of fluid in it. Low transmission fluid can definitely cause slipping. Also, check to be sure there are no Check Engine Lights...
Question
Should I change my transmission fluid.
I would not recommend changing the fluid or getting a flush on the transmission since you are already starting to have a problem. A service may make it worse at this point. I would have the transmission checked by a...
Question
My Transmission is acting up.
Check the transmission fluid and see if its full and red in color. Fill the transmission fluid up if its low on fluid and see if the issues go away. If the fluid is full and red in color, then...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question