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Q: Issues when accelerating from a stop

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Whenever I accelerate from a complete stop when the car is warm it feels like the car is slipping and you rock back and forth a little. I've ruled out spark plugs and bad fuel filter but spark plug wires could still be a problem. I personally feel like it's more of a transmission related issue because it generally happens when going from first to second gear

My car has 59000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: This may be a sign of low transmission flui...

This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into the valve body to engage the correct gear. When this is faulty or not working properly, this can cause a delay in gear shifting or in some cases cause the car to not shift at all. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to take the car for a test drive to more specifically determine the cause for this.

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