Q: Car struggling into gear

asked by on February 12, 2016

My car struggles to get into gear.

Hi there. If your car is an automatic with high mileage, it may be due to internal transmission wear. If the fluid was not changed on a regular basis, this will cause a premature failure. The fluid in Honda vehicles is a special fluid, so the proper fluid needs to be put back after a service or the transmission will fail prematurely. Low fluid levels due to a leak can also lead to low oil pressure. This in turn overheats the transmission and causes internal damage. A qualified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, can inspect shifting issue and suggest an appropriate repair.

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