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Q: The light next to the "drive" indicator has started flashing.

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I am worried there is an issue with the transmission, but cannot find a service on your website to troubleshoot this issue (I tried several things). After my last appointment, the transmission "drive" light started flashing. I have not really been driving the car since as we have a third car. The car seems to drive and shift ok, but I haven't pushed it. I would like to explore the cost of getting this fixed. I am aware that the transmission fluid exchange was recommended by Niello Acura but this was before the light started flashing.

My car has 153190 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The flashing light indicates a fault with the transmission, in a similar manner the check engine light indicates a faulty sensor,etc. The best thing to do before spending money, is to spend money on a proper diagnosis as to why the light is on. That should get you a proper idea of what is needed and the costs. For a transmission diagnosis, please click here.

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