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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. A manual transmission must be put into gear with...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Clutch Cable Adjuster
Common signs include difficulty disengaging, loose clutch pedal, and an excessively tight clutch cable.
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 to worry about developing bad shifting habits that can cause a...

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Transmission slipping even when I had the transmission replaced.
Hi there. If the transmission was slipping and you had the transmission replaced and the transmission is still slipping, then there could be an issue with the shifter cable or downshift cable. Check the cables and see if they are...
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What would cause the engine on my 2012 vw cc 2.0 Turbo to chug at around 30-35 mph? Almost feels as though engine is misfiring.
Hi there. The symptoms that you describe seem to be a transmission slipping. Check the transmission oil level and make sure that it's full and red in color. If the fluid color is very dark red or black, then the...
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Transmission uses oil and engine light is on. Why is it using oil in low and the transmission slips?
Hi there. If the transmission oil is low, then the transmission oil filter cannot pick up any fluid and cause the transmission to slip as the clutches are not able to apply. The Low application piston requires a mass amount...
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vehicle won't move once it is started.
Hi there. It seems that the transmission is slipping and not the park paw not moving. The park paw is a mechanical device and not electronic. Check the fluid level on the transmission and make sure that its full and...
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My enclave will not go in reverse and the trans oil smells burnt. Do you think the flex plate is damaged?
Hi there. If your transmission oil is black or burned and the transmission will not go into reverse, then the reverse input clutch is burned and slipping. There is nothing wrong with the flex plate as it would effect all...
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I have a 2003 mini cooper and when I put it on drive it goes in neutral and back into drive.
Hi there. Sounds like the transmission is slipping in gear. Check the fluid level to the transmission and make sure that its full and clean. I recommend changing the transmission filter and topping it off with new fluid and retesting...
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My transmission will not downshift at a stop, upshift from a stop, or go in reverse.
Hi there. Most transmissions have shifting issues with the fluid being dirty. First replace the transmission oil filter and do a transmission oil flush. If the fluid is black, do not attempt to change the fluid as it will make...
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Chevy equinox won't move out of drive way.
Hi there. First check the transmission fluid and make sure that it's full and red in color. If the fluid is full, then the issue could be either the transmission valve body (module) has debris inside it causing the circuits...
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Transmission slipping not shifting (washer pump stopped at same time).
Hi there. If the transmission is shifting into 1st gear and 2nd gear, then it is not slipping. The transmission shift pack solenoid 'B' has failed and only the 1st and 2nd gears work. The 3rd and 4th gear needs...
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Hydraulic problem with engine lifters knocking.
Hi there. If the lifters are indeed tapping, then they are probably sticking. Try putting one quart of transmission fluid in the engine and run the engine for 15 minutes at 3,000 rpm. This will thin out the original oil...
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My truck originally started having difficulties with shifting.
Hi there. The transmission is slipping and breaking down from the inside. When the fluid was replaced, the fluid may have cleaned some parts of the transmission, but then the fluid could have cleaned too much of the materials making...
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there is a loud noise coming from engine.
Hi there. Either the flex plate is broken and making the noise as the transmission is loaded under pressure from the engine or the transmission is slipping and the whining noise could be the clutches slipping within the transmission. I...
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Transmission only works in reverse.
Hi there. Circuit 1 failure means that there is a blown fuse in your fuse box. Look in the fuse box for a blown fuse and replace it. The circuit may relate to the transmission shift module. If you replace...
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Makes a scraping noise when pulling a hill in overdrive
Hi there. The transmission is slipping in the overdrive gear. If the noise goes away when the rpm's increase dropping the transmission out of overdrive, then the overdrive gear clutch pack is slipping. I recommend seeking out a professional, such...
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My ford automatic transmission is slipping. Is there a quick fix?
Hi there. When it comes to a transmission slipping, there is no real quick way to fix it. Check the fluid to see if its full. If the fluid is full and is somewhat red, I recommend performing a transmission...
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Transmission not operating correctly and stops working on when coming to a stop.
Hi there. The transmission drive selector module may have failed causing the transmission to not shift or go into gear. This is a common issue with the 2007 Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Check the wiring harness on the transmission to see if...
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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...
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Loss of power when passing a vehicle and going up hill.
Hi there. Sounds like the clutch is slipping. As the vehicle is demanding more throttle and forcing the vehicle to drive faster or push the load of the car up a steep hill, the clutch could be slipping making the...
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why won't my overdrive work
Hi there. The overdrive clutches in the transmission could be slipping causing the transmission not to shift into overdrive. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose your transmission.
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Transmission is slipping into 2nd gear (transmission fail safe).
Hi there. Sounds like the accumulator in the transmission for the shifting from 1st gear to 2nd gear could have a cut on the seal or a broken spring. This will make the transmission slip out of 1st gear and...

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