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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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All gear lights on, has a lot of trouble accelerating
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Sensor problem? Transmission overheating
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Hi there. From the description you have provided, there appears to be a problem with your vehicle's transmission. Your vehicle's lack of acceleration (engine revs without motion after 2 minutes) could be the transmission's fluid level being low. A low...
Transmission slipping and Check Engine Light is on
Hi there. From your description of the transmission slipping when warm, leads me to believe, the transmission fluid is not low. The vehicle's computer is, apparently, recognizing the fault and turns the Check Engine Light on. Accessing the codes stored...
Transmissions won't go at stoplights
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Hello. Without additional detail as to what you are referring to by saying the fuel disengaged, this may be difficult to diagnose without running a scanner on the vehicle. However, there are many things that can cause the fuel supply...
My car feels as if I am driving it in neutral but I'm not.. my RPM will go up but I cant accel over 20mph. Only happens sometimes
Hi there. This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid or simply low transmission fluid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a...
Power loss, won't go up hill.
If your engine is revving but the vehicle is not maintaining speed on hills, then the transmission may be slipping due to internal clutches. Have the fluid checked by an expert to see if it is burned or has metal...
Does a transmission rebuild kit fix transmission slipping and seal leaking?
A transmission rebuild kit will normally include all seals and gaskets as well as other major components that contribute to the overall performance of the transmission. If the part is a wear item or a potential leak source, the rebuilt...
Do I need a new alternator?
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Brakes feel like they are slipping
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Transmission Problems - 2002 Honda Accord
Hey there. Your car does have a lot of miles, but as long as you take care of it, it should last longer. If you have it rebuilt, I'm sure it'll last another 100,000 miles. You have a good car...
I just recently had a new transmission put in and now theres alot of play in my shifter and i can easily tap my shifter from drive
Hello and thanks for your question. On your shifter there is a screw on the base that controls the looseness of the shifter. Remove the carpet around the base of the shifter and you will see the screw. Tighten the...
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...
1993 suzuki sidekick jlx transmisión is kicking
Hello. A jerking or kicking transmission can be caused by many things. The first thing I would do is check to make sure that the transmission fluid is at the correct level, and not excessively dirty or contaminated. If the...
My car will go into neutral while I am driving it. To get it to work again, I have to pull over, turn the car off, and restart a m
Hi there. Assuming you replaced the TCM (transmission control module) with a factory part, a transmission shift relearn procedure should have been performed. It could be that you have a TCM connector or wiring issue if the same code has...
TCS off and brake light on. Slip and speed monitor are not working
Hello. If multiple electronic systems are not working in your vehicle after hitting a bump, it is possible that some serious damage has occurred to the vehicle that will need to be checked. I would recommend having a mechanic assess...
Why does my truck only change gears once while driving down the road?
Hi and thank you for your question. Your transmission issue sound like that there is an electrical issue within the transmission. If you are not feeling any shifting, that is because the transmission computer unit has put the transmission into...
There is a strange slip in the engine
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of a vehicle. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle/shaft so that it...
my transmission keeps trying to slide off the transmission jack.
This should not hurt the exhast to do this. I would recommend asking for a helper if necessary to help you keep the transmission level. If the transmission falls, this can damage the transmission rather than the exhaust. If the...

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