Q: Car struggling into gear

asked by on February 12, 2016

My car struggles to get into gear.

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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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