Q: Q: What could be wrong with my car?

asked by on

rattling underneath vehicle feels like it is havibg trouble switching gears and at times wants to jerk when go to take off also feels as though when driving like its floating on road

My car has 1000000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If your gears are not shifting properly, there is a fault in the transmission that would have to be diagnosed. It would be a good idea to start by checking your transmission fluid level. If the level is too low, that can certainly be a possible cause of your shifting difficulty. Then, upon inspection, it could be determined whether the rattling is related to the transmission problem you are having. I would recommend contacting a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, who can inspect your vehicle and diagnose both your rattling sound and your difficult shifting problem.

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: What could be wrong with my car?

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: my car won't pick up speed and my ignition coil has no power can you please give me suggestions on what the problem maybe got tune

Hi there. I am a little confused by your question. If you're ignition coil is not receiving power, then it's not possible for the car's engine to start. If this is what you're referring to, then there are a few...

Q: My Check Engine Light came on and when you push the gas it starts fluttering and shaking

This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...

Q: Q: Car keeps overheating

This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...

Related articles

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...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...