Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car shakes

asked by on

My car is shaking, and it seems to be having transmission issues.

Hello. Your year and model Accord has a history of transmission failures. Due to the design of the transmission, the internal clutches would fail prematurely causing a series of shifting issues. At one point Honda even extended the warranty on the transmission. In some cases other issues such as misfires or sensor failures can feel like a transmission problem, but because of this vehicles history you should have a transmission specialist take a look at it and diagnose it.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I fill my oil, then my car smokes when started after 10-15 min it goes away. But after like 2 days it needs oil.

Over a period of 20+ years, the internal engine components begin to fail. When it comes to blowing smoke and rapidly losing oil level, typically there are two culprits; the valve guides in the cylinder head, and piston rings inside...

Q: ABS, CEL lights on

If the ABS light is not illuminated, then it's likely operating correctly as it generally illuminate when a fault is present. The leaking of the battery is a cause of concern. It signifies one of two issues: a damaged...

Q: Car vibrates in idle and trouble accelerating after stopped

Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2003 Subaru Baja. There are dozens of potential causes for the symptoms you are having. It could be an engine performance problem, such as a bad sensor. It could also be a...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...