Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Transmission not shifting properly

asked by on

My transmission is not shifting properly.

A: Hi there. Unfortunately, this is a very com...

Hi there. Unfortunately, this is a very common problem on this vehicle. Honda had a series of issues with the transmission in your vehicle that resulted in a series of recalls and technical service bulletins. At this point though, your vehicle would no longer be applicable for any of these due to its age. You will more than likely need a new transmission. I would enlist the assistance from a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, that has the tools to inspect the transmission issue.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Transmission fluid change

Usually the fluid in the transmission would not cause an issue such as this. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified professional to determine if any internal damage exists. This may involve tearing down the transmission in...

Q: Power window motor out

Hello. The window motor may be out because there are fuses blown or the window regulator or window power motor may be broken. It could also be that you have a bad window switch. Proper diagnosis of your window problem...

Q: knock sensor

Hello. To understand what is going on, lets discuss these two components and how they work. Harmonic balancers are essentially vibration dampeners in the engine that counteract the torque caused vibrations coming from the crankshaft. Every time the combustion cycle...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
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...