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Q: Juddering and not moving

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Basically every time I take of it feels although the passenger side wheel is slipping (right hand drive) it doesent move when the revs go above 2000 revs the car has 130k miles on the clock and I have no clue what this could be?

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

This is often 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. This type of problem is amplified any time the transmission is low on fluid creating a drop in hydraulic pressure. I would recommend having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose and inspect your vehicle.

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