If the transmission fluid is low will first to second gear shift be delayed?

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No it will shift slow.

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Could low transmission fluid cause the transmission not to shift into the highest gear in overdrive?

It could however it is doubtfull. If the transmission fluid were dangerously low, the vehicle would also exhibit other driveability problems such as slipping. You can check your transmisison fluid by starting the vehicle and cheking the level on the transmission dipstick in the engine compartment...

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Will being low on clutch fluid cause my gears not to shift?

If the clutch fluid reservoir is just low, no. If the clutch fluid reservoir is empty, yes.

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Automatic transmission will not shift out of second gear?

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Shift from first to second gear?

Yep, then shift from second to third gear.

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What causes hard shifting from low to second gear in my 1995 Nissan altima automatic transmission?

Check the transmission fluid on the 1995 Nissan Altima. Bad fluid can cause the transmission to shift harder on parts that are more worn.

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What is the problem if your 2002 Altima is shifting hard in first gear automatic transmission?

is this all the time or just when you first start up and drive? transmissions need to heat up just like an engine to work properly. since an auto tranny uses fluid to create the shifting- it is necessary for that fluid to have an amount of pressure behind it. even though tranny fluid, like all hy...

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Why does Engine loses power shifting in first and second gear what could be the cause?

check the exhaust system

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Will changing transmission fluid help hard shifting?

In most cases, no.It's too late.Thinking that a transmission fluid flush will fix shifting issues is like expecting an engine oil change to fix a neglected worn out engine.However, there are a few instances where a transmission fluid flush along with fluid additives like Lucas transmission can fi...

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If your fulid in the transmission is low will that stop it from going into gear?

yes, fluid is required to work the hydrolics in the gearbox

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Will low transmission fluid cause no reverse?

A few common causes for a transmission that will not go into reverse is a faulty transmission solenoid or low fluid.Similar symptoms can also occur if the transmission runs low on fluid, as it uses fluid pressure to operate and shift between gears.

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Will not shift from first gear?

Make sure you push in the clutch.

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Will a light come on if my transmission fluid is low?

There are many, many reasons that the check engine light may come on in you car, truck or SUV.A malfunctioning sensor, low tire pressure, low transmission fluid and so much more will cause the light to come on.But some reasons the check engine light comes on are much more common.

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92 silhouette 3800 4t60e trans won't shift into first gear starts out in second gear?

I've got the same problem. Finally found something that makes sense. The 4T60E tranny does not shift manually to first. So there is no way shift into 1st by moving a lever on the outside of the tranny. Check all your connections for any damage or cracking first. There is a pair of solenoids that ...

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Car won't shift from first to second?

Transmission problem, you have to replace or get it repaired.

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What happens if a manual transmission is low on fluid?

The transmission uses engine power to change gears and move the vehicle in a particular direction.Every time you shift to a different gear, the transmission and engine power are allowing this to happen.A low amount of transmission fluid could result in severe driving problems in automatic and man...

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When my 4.3 v6 is in the middle of the shift from first to second it takes a while to go in second gear?

First off, a 4.3 V6 does not shift gears, it's a engine not a transmission. If the transmission in the car is a automatic then I would #1. check the kick down cable, also known as the detent cable, they can be adjusted. #2. take it to a repair shop that you trust and know and have the transmissio...

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What is shifting to low gear in a car?

Exactly what it sounds like. Cars have different gears to chose from depending on how you want to drive. Low gears are strong but slow, good for getting started, going uphill, or just going slow. High gears are fast but weaker, good for going faster.

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What is first gear second gear etc?

1st gear is for the slowest speeds , up to 15 mph or very steep hills 2nd gear is for speeds up to about 30 mph or hills, third gear is from 30-50mph, 4th and higher is for speeds over 55mph.

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What causes a car to only shift from first to second gear when you take your foot off the gas?

There's a few possibilities. It could be the transmission itself.. whether an actual mechanical problem or a need to replace the transmission fluid. It could also be the shift settings in your ECM. I'd recommend you go either to a service shop or a parts supplier like Auto Zone, O'Reilly's, Advan...

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What happens if you shift to drive from lower gear while pressing gas will anything happen to da transmission?

the transmission will shift to higher gear

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Will transmission fluid help if your car wont stay in gear?

Automatic transmission fluid level has to be maintaned for proper operation, check the level with the dipstick, it is marked to show low or full

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What happens if you try to shift into first gear on a manual or automatic transmission at highway speeds?

You'll ruin your box! On a manual box you'll probably not be able to select 1st gear - Good luck!!

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Why will my shift lever move but the transmission wont go in gear if you shift it real hard it might go in gear?

The year, make and model vehicle would help but in some vehicles the shift cable runs under the drivers side carpet and gets damaged from constant moisture resulting in a sticky, binding shift lever.

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What is happening when your car as you shift from first gear into second gear and it backfires?

the spark timing has to be adjusted (on older vehicles only)

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Why would a turbo350 make a sound like it pop's out of gear shifting from first to second gear and then not shift at all?

maybe you broke something!

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What causes a car to stumble when shifting from first to second gear in a 1996 intrepid?

Make sure parking brake is fully releasedTransmission fluid and filter may need changing If it has a manual transmission, try giving it a little gas as you release the clutch into 2nd.

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Turbo 400 does not down shift to first stay in second gear when you take off from a light?

well i have the same problem the trans starts off in second rebuilt the trans found some one took out all check balls except two and maybe messed around with the valve body or shift kit i would say for sure a valve body related problem

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What causes the gear shift to be stuck in park?

The most common cause is the brake/shift interlock, discussed in the next section.Another cause is too much force applied by the park gear.Parking on an incline may cause our shifter to stick in the park position.If we release our brakes, after we shift into park position, the vehicle may roll.

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Transmission in 1999 Tahoe shifts at higher rpm than it used too you have to let off the accelerator in order for it to shift at a lower rpm It only does this from 1st gear to second gear?

Considering its age, i assume it probably got maybe 150 - 165,000 miles on it? My first question would be to ask if the transmission was regularly flushed as required by Chevy? If the answer is no or you don't know, it's possible it may never have been. If it's ever been used to tow anything will...

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Is it safe to drive a stick shift it skip second gear?

If stick shift jumps outta second gear is it okay to drive the car?

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When should you use first and second gears in an automatic transmission car?

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What causes the power steering fluid to be always low?

You have a leak. When your done with the vehicle for the day slide a large piece of clean cardboard under the front of the vehicle. Check the next day for fluid spots that match the color of your ps fluid. This will help you track down the source of the leak. Then post the results and we'll help ...

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If you mistakenly put transmission fluid in brake fluid will it affect the ABS?

no, both trans fluid and brake fluid perform the same function, just have different properties and heat tolerances, make sure a professional flushes the brake system for you, this is the only way to flush it properly

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What causes a 1966 mustang 200 cylinder 3 speed manual transmission have trouble shifting from second gear to third gear after driving for a few hours?

Be sure the trans is full with the proper lubricant.

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What are the signs of low transmission fluid?

Sudden up and down shifts, spikes in RPMs before shifting, strange grinding noises, and erratic shifts are also characteristics of this problem.All of these symptoms indicate you're low on transmission fluid and at risk of overheating.

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What are the symptoms of low transmission fluid?

Sudden up and down shifts, spikes in RPMs before shifting, strange grinding noises, and erratic shifts are also characteristics of this problem.All of these symptoms indicate you're low on transmission fluid and at risk of overheating.

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What happens if radiator fluid is low?

A lower-than-normal level of coolant means that the coolant has less time to cool in the radiator before being pumped through the system again, resulting in inefficient engine cooling.As cars get older they may start to leak coolant, and it is important that you regularly check your coolant level.

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While driving my car didn't want to pull out of first gear. When the car changed to second gear it drove fine. Is my first gear shot or can that be some other problem?

change the fluid and filter and see what that does. It could be tranny fluid, or your tranny may be screwed.

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If your brake fluid reservoir is low will that affect your brake pedal travel?

if the vehicle has a low brake pedal, check for brake fluid leaks, or out of adjustment brakes. if it is just low on fluid, check for worn out brake linings.

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1991 geo tracker automatic transmission will not shift into 4th gear?

It's a 3 speed transmission. Standard Trannys were 5 speed, but autos only have 3.

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Why does the shift lever move freely but the transmission does not shift into any gears?

The year, make and model info would help.

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Would shifting from first second to third on an automatic damage the car while accelerating?

A car with an automatic transmission shifts itself from 1st to 2nd to 3rd when you accelerate. You don't need to shift it...that's why they call it automatic.

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1994 ford f150 transmission won't downshift from overdrive or any other gear or go in to passing gear at any speed Only when you stop will it shift down to low upshifts just fine?

I have the same problem with my 1994 F150 except it will shift downfrom overdrive...let me know if you get an [email protected] I have a 1994 ford F150 which was doing the same thing...ended up being the throttle position sensor...Drives like a new truck after new one was installed....

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How much should it cost to rebuild the transmission on a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder It won't shift out of second gear could there ne other problems?

bad switch at the brake pedal

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Why does the clutch on a 1988 GMC Jimmy leak fluid but will not shift into gear?

It wont shift because its leaking fluid.

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What does it mean when the transmission wont shift out of first gear on a 1992 Buick Roadmaster?

If the transmission won't shift out of first gear on a 1992 Buick Roadmaster, it could indicate the transmission gears are seized. It can also indicate a low fluid level.

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What happens if you drive a car with low transmission fluid?

These problems may indicate that your vehicle is low on fluid, (which can cause it to overheat) and the friction material on the clutches and transmission bands are no longer able to securely engage a gear.This is a bad sign because it's very likely that excessive wear/damage has already occurred.

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If the transmission will not shift right on a 87 T-bird 3.8 v-6 it has to wind the engine tight before it will shift could it be the modulator?

yes, it most likely is the modulator valve.it's located on the external body of the transmission.

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Is it safe to drive a car if the brake fluid is low?

Um... NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!!! If your brake fluid is low your brakes will not have the usual amount of stopping power. You need to stop driving that vehicle and refill the fluid as soon as possible.

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What would cause an 02 kia sportage not to shift from second gear?

Sounds like a bad transmission. Speak with a certified mechanic in your area.

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Why would the transmission hang in first and second gear on a 1988 GMC Rally Van 1500?

The governor is stuck.

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Why is it hard to shift gears with a manual transmission?

This means that at that moment the engine spin (power) does not transmit to the transmission.This allows you to easily change gears with a manual shift stick.However, if the clutch master cylinder or release cylinder is damaged or leaks, it will make it harder to shift gears.

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Could too much transmission fluid cause transmission to hesitate into gear?

yes it would cause the gears to slip more or less

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My 1999 S-10 does not want to shift into second gear its an automatic?

There are several causes that an automatic transmission will not want to shift into second gear. The two most common causes are transmission pump issues and trouble with the vacuum modulator.

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Is it bad for the car engine if you change third gear to second gear in 30mph?

If would not be bad for a car engine to shift from third to second gear if you are traveling at 30mph.

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Will a car still drive if the steering gear box needs to be welded back on?

In short, probably not for long, and definitely not safely.In long, the steering gearbox needs to be mounted to the frame so it can remain static while it translates the rotational motion of your steering shaft into the left-to-right motion of your tie rods and wheels. However, if you've ever tri...

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How do you know if your transmission fluid needs to be changed?

If it is anything other than bright red, you may need a transmission fluid change.Shifting is difficult: Whether you drive a vehicle with an automatic or manual transmission, it still changes gears.If you have an automatic, you may notice that it shifts “harder”, or at odd times that seem sooner ...

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Car works in first gear but just revs the engine when it goes into second gear?

little more info would help but from the way you worded it it sounds like its a automatic sounds like a transmission problem to me bring it to a good mechanic

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Why is my gear shifter locked .my car is started but will not shift into gear?

the brake interlock press on the brake to release it

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What is wromg with a transmission in a 1994 Olds 98 it will not shift past 2nd gear?

Its overhaul time for your tranny sorry to say.

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What will happen if you use the incorrect transmission fluid for your vehicle?

bad things. most likely.

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If you're in neutral at an intersection is it ok to skip first gear and go straight to second when the light changes?

If you are sitting at a light and you start in second, it won't usually stall your car. However it is not a good idea to always do this because if this is how you always shift, your transmission will not last very long. When you do shift back to first gear, be sure that your car has stopped compl...

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Why dont the automatic trans not start off in low when in drive have to manually put the gear shift in low to start off?

This problem could be the linkage in the transmission. The transmission could also be going out and would need replaced.

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Why will transmission not downshift to passing gear?

Say what?! Pass gear?? Who pass gear anymore?

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Is it bad if transmission fluid leaks?

A car leaking transmission fluid can be caused by a leak in the pan.This can happen through wear and tear over time.The pan can be punctured or the plugs may not be tightened properly.Either way, if you notice transmission fluid, contact a mechanic so they can inspect and repair the fluid leak.

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What causes 97 wrangler to cut out when going from reverse to first and second gear?

a bad driver??Seriously, i could be the ECU

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Do you have to be in first gear to stop?

"After that, you can switch to first just before the car comes to a stop – if you plan to stop and go, like at a stop sign," Gobeil said."Or leave it in N and release the clutch – always keep your foot on the brake until it's time to go."

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What happens if car is low on brake fluid?

The second most common cause of low brake fluid is a leak.If you don't find out where it is leaking and fix the problem, then you could end up running the brake system dry.The end result is this: When you step on the brakes, the pedal will go all the way to the floor but it will not stop the car.

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What happens if you put to much transmission fluid?

The fluid level will make contact with the rotating parts and whip the fluid with air into a froth. The aerated fluid will not be able to do its job and cause damage.

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Does CVT transmission fluid need to be changed?

But, they will still last for a long time if you do proper maintenance.The CVT in Honda cars are better than other brands.Change the transmission fluid regularly, possibly every 30,000 kilometers.The chain/belt that transfers power requires clean, fresh oil to function properly.

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Could the muffler be the reason why a car will not shift gears going up a ramp?

i wouldn't think so ....it shouldn't affect the gears ...5spd get your clutch looked at

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If i am having problems sticking in my shifter into first gear and in reverse on a standard shift what might be the problem?

the clutch adjustment.if its not hydaulic.

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If you hook a second ground up to your motor block will the existing loose ground wire be grounded?

YES *******If it's loose, it's a poor ground or no ground at all. Electricity will always take the path of least resistance, so when a circuit requires the path provide by your old ground, it will use the new one instead...either completely, or a small current may flow through the old ground wire.

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What causes a transmission in 99 ford windstar van to not shift in any gears?

most faults in windstars are the torque converter and driveshaft spindle teeth wearing out.

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What causes transmission to shift all gears under 20 miles per hour?

Your transmission does not know how far you have the accelerator pressed. Some cars have a cable that runs between the throttle and transmission to 'tell' the transmission how far you have the gas pedal pressed. Some cars use electronic sensors to 'tell' the transmission how far you have the peda...

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Why does my car shudder when going from first to second gear?

It's possible that you have a problem with your clutch. Alternatively, you may simply be releasing the clutch too early or too suddenly when changing gear, not giving the various cogs sufficient time to 'mesh' properly. First gear is a powerful gear, and requires more care when changing up from (...

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Your 99 Montana is shifting very hard from gear to gear I was told the throttle speed sensor needed to be changed where is it located?

It is in the throttle valve body since these are fuel injected and no carburated. A google search shows what one looks like. Symptoms are hard shifting with high idle to just a normal than high idle. Either way it should be replaced as it will fail and saves on prper fuel milage and running of en...

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How often should the transmission fluid or oil be changed on a VW Jetta stick shift transmission shops say once a year?

Find another shop. Most manual transmissions oil need to be changed only after 50,000 to 100,000 miles. If you have no shifting problems leave it alone.

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Your transmission runs fine when it is cold but after you drive for a bit you can not get it to shift from 1 to 2 and when you step on the gas the transmission will slip out of gear?

Sounds like your torque converter needs replacing

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If you shift your car from reverse to drive while rolling will it mess up your transmission?

It can, however most modern cars have a switch that prevents that from happening say late 2000? it completely bypasses the parking gear but, it not it can really do Lots of damage

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Does the car need to be running to add transmission fluid?

Your car's engine should be running when you add fluid to the transmission, but you want to have the transmission in park and the handbrake activated for safety reasons.Check the owner's manual for instructions on adding the correct transmission fluid for your vehicle.

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What would be the problem when the transmission on a 94 Chevy pickup 4 wheel drive reverse works has a hard time pulling in drive and overdrive first low works ok and low gear?

There is no way to know with the provided info.I did have one that behaved like this and the computer was not controling the Transmision, so it stayed in second gear all the time. Called "Limp in Mode"These trucks tend to have transmisions that work or fail completly very quickly otherwise.You ne...

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My 1990 Nissan maxima will not shift out of first and will not go into reverse plus the fluid looks like milk?

The transmission fluid cooled by routing it through the radiator. The fluid probably is a milky color because the radiator had failed internally allowing the coolant and transmission fluid to mix. Check the coolant and if looks milky change the radiator, coolant, and transmission fluid.

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Two cars are traveling on a highway the first car has twice the mass of the second car the second car has twice the velocity of the first car the momentum of the first car will be?

First, know that p = mv, where p = momentum, m = mass, and v = velocity.Let Car A be the car with twice the mass, and Car B be the car with twice the velocity.The momentum of Car A has to be in relation to the momentum of Car B, so:Car A:p = mv write the equationp = 2mv write the equation in rela...

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What is the reason your 1995 sportage automatic delays shifting into high?

it delays bcause the computer has to see 1/4 engine temp. on guage, this protects the engine from "bogg load" when engine is cold. Just let engine warm up to 1/4 on engine temp guage on colder days before going anywhere. This is true for all sportages from 1995 thru 2001. Hope this helps.

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What you need to do 1st if your car is not shifting gear?

Check the A/T fluid. If it is ok, seek professional help. Continuing to drive it can do some serious damage.

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Why is the gear shift locked?

A less common cause for a shifter being stuck in park is a badly worn or faulty ignition switch.The shift interlock mechanism will remain in the locked position until the interlock solenoid receives a signal from the ignition switch indicating that it is in the "ON" position.

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Why vehicle to be started in first gear?

Because this puts the least strain on the engine.

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What color should transmission fluid be on the dipstick?

It may be hard to see on the dipstick, but if you wipe it on a clean white rag, it will appear bright to dark pink/red.Here is how to check your transmission fluid.The color will change over time as it ages, is subjected to heat and friction, and collects contaminants (dirt and debris).

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1991 Mercury Capri automatic won't shift out of low gear and if you flat foot it it seems to go into neutral Shifts hard but reverse works and it doesnt slip gears Any suggestions?

check for a stretched/frayed cable

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Could a 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette not start because transmission fluid is extremely low?

The engine would start and run but it may not want to move.

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How can you tell if your transmission fluid is clog?

There is really no way to tell. Take the car to a shop and have them replace the transmission oil filter and fluid. Make sure to tell them you want the filter replaced because some places just suck out the oil and replace it without replacing the filter.

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What do I do if my transmission fluid is brown?

Unlike your engine which can “consume” oil due to normal use, a transmission is a sealed unit.Have your transmission inspected as soon as possible to avoid internal damage.Good level but brown colour: If your transmission fluid has a brownish tinge and a slightly burnt smell to it, then there is ...

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Your 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2 L Automatic Transmission is not shifting properly in order to get it to shift from 3 to 4 you have to shift it into neutral for a second and then back to Drive.?

This is a very common problem on Dodge transmissions and I'm about to fix this problem myself on my 1997 5.9L 1500. It's most likely being caused by faulty ATF selenoids. Replacing these selenoids will fix your problems, but most likely only temporarely. They usually become clogged due to metal s...

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Is it bad to change transmission fluid?

Don't do it unless your transmission is running fine and the fluid is first-rate, because it can make transmission failure imminent.Some shops will not change the automatic transmission fluid on high-mileage cars due to the risk of problems arising after the service.

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Why does a manual transmission have trouble shifting gears when it is cold?

Oil thick due to cold temperaturesAs vehicle warms up oil thins making it easier to shiftSounds like you're running petroleum lube in your manual. Completely drain out all of the current lube & replace with Pure Synthetic Manual Tyranny Lube. I suggest: AMSOIL 100% Pure Synthetic Manual Trans...

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How do I know if my transmission fluid is bad?

Transmission Grinding or Strange Noises. A vehicle transmission that is contaminated with dirt, grease and sludge can display symptoms very similar to inadequate levels of transmission fluid. Problems Shifting Gears. Slipping Gears. Surging of the Vehicle. Delay in Vehicle Movement.

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How do I know if my transmission fluid is leaking?

One of the cleaerest signs of a transmission leak is that glaring puddle of transmission fluid underneath your car.You can tell transmission fluid from other potential leaks by its color and consistency; it tends to be red and slippery with an oily smell.

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How do you know if your transmission fluid is leaking?

How to Identify a Transmission Fluid Leak Identify the color of the leaking fluid. A transmission fluid leak is usually red. Identify the consistency and smell of the leaking fluid. Identify where the leaking fluid is dripping from. Pay attention to signs from your car. Remember that tran...

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Why are All the gears grinding in manual transmission and i can't shift?

You have not pressed the Clutch peddle to change the gears!!

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