Q: Q: Having trouble shifting.

asked by on

The gears in my vehicle are not shifting correctly.

Being that this is an electronically controlled transmission there could be quite a few possibilities anything from a range selection switch to a faulty solenoid or even a mechanical issue. The fault codes need to be read out of the transmission computer first to narrow down possible causes. You may need to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who has the equipment to read and diagnose the issue. It may just be the replacement of sensor or solenoid but may maybe a transmission overhaul may be necessary. A mechanic onsite would be able to assist you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Having trouble shifting.

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: White smoke coming from tail pipe.

While vehicle smoke can appear in a wide range of colors, white smoke from the exhaust is often an indication that the car is burning coolant in the engine. Coolant is normally found in the cooling system and can enter...

Q: Q: Where is the purge valve location

The purge valve on this engine is located in the center of the intake manifold connected to the engine harness. The one vacuum line goes to the throttle body and the other to fuel tank vapor line to the charcoal...

Q: Water pump going out

Hello. It is not clear how you determined having a bad water pump or clogged system. If the engine water temperature is higher than 220F, sometimes the symptoms can indicate a weak, or non-functioning thermostat. Newer water pumps have plastic...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.