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Car Won’t Go In Reverse!
By December 17, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Car Won’t Go In Reverse!

I have a Toyota I just recently purchased from my aunt, here’s the problem the car drives awesome while is driving forward, it’s automatic by the way. the mounts feel good too, the fluid does not seem bad at all, but when you put it in reverse it goes into reverse but it will drive […]

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What is a Transmission Flush?
By November 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

What is a Transmission Flush?

With all the talk about “flushing fluids” lately, cooling system, fuel system, power steering fluid, brake fluid etc. etc. etc. what the heck is all this flushing about and when or should you do it to begin with? Well, I am so glad I asked myself that question because I get tons of emails each […]

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Transmission Repair

Reader Question   Austin, hello young man (I can say that because I am an old woman) how are you today. I love getting your weekly emails, they have helped a lot since my husband past and I am on my own. I have his 1995 Ford pickup, and the automatic transmission has finally given […]

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Transmission Problems

Reader Question Thanks in advance for your help.  My 18 yr.old has my hand me down 2002 Trailblazer, about 158K miles. I’ve had the trans. rebuilt twice, the last time was about 2 years ago at a cost of about $1,300.  For the past couple of weeks it has had a hard time going in […]

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By January 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Engine Dies when I Put It in Drive

Reader Question When I reversed out of the parking lot and when I put it into drive the car just turned off. I tried starting it and it shifted into drive but wouldn’t go forward and it just died again. I tried to put it in reverse and it drove fine.  Do you think the […]

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Transmission Flush

Reader Question I just put new transmission fluid in my car and now it wont move it just revs up why is it doing that and how can i fix it? Would a transmission flush help or hurt?   Hi There, If the fluid is full then it’s most likely an internal problem. I have […]

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Automatic Transmission Problems
By October 27, 2012 Read More →

Automatic Transmission Problems

I have a Chevy Suburban. I will just tell u issue I’m having now… When u drive the truck it shifts normal but after about 15 minutes or so of driving, shifting becomes harder, after say 25-30 minutes of driving. If I make a stop at a light or something, when I take off, it will […]

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Should I Change My Transmission Fluid
By October 10, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

Should I Change My Transmission Fluid

Reader Question Hello, congratulations for your web site it is an excellent resource for all of us. Please, I d like to ask you 2 things. 1) Should I change the ATF of my Toyota?. I bought it with all 100k miles, but I don’t know if at anytime the ATF was changed, I’ve checked […]

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Transmission Won’t Move
By September 18, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Transmission Won’t Move

I have a Chevy Trailblazer 4×4, car wont forward or reverse unless its in  AWD , 4 hi or 4 low.  I’m not sure what it could be,  seems like transmission itself it fine but something is stopping the power from going to the rear, please give me your honest opinion, thank you   Hey […]

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By August 4, 2012 Read More →

Transmission Jerks on Freeway

Hi, I have a Buick with about 140,000 and I have been noticing a slight “jerk” like someone is tapping slightly on the brakes while the cruise control is engaged. This only happens for a few seconds and there seems to be no regular pattern to it. I very seldom notice it without the cruise […]

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