Shift Gear Problem And Automatic Transmission Troubleshooting

Shift Gear Problem and Automatic Transmission Troubleshooting Automatic transmission is probably the most complicated part of a car. Only a technician can fully understand automatic transmission because of its complexity. But having to diagnose the transmission for problems do not require technical background. All you have to understand is the symptoms for the transmission problem. One of the problems that often encounter is the automatic gear shift problem of the automatic transmission. The causes of this problem is plenty and the most worst of all is the damage transmission, however the most easy to fix is cause for the problem is an insufficient amount of transmission fluid since this can also cause the gear shift not to work properly. Also,...

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My Transmission Won’t Shift

Transmission Won't Shift Automatic transmissions used in today’s automobiles and light trucks are computer controlled. Computer-controlled transmissions are nothing new; the trend began in the mid-80’s. Over the years, the computer systems have gotten more sophisticated; largely as a result of more stringent fuel-economy demands. But with this sophistication come a few problems as well; they can be finicky at times and it doesn’t take a lot for them to turn on the check engine or check transmission light. One simple problem that can cause a range of transmission-related problems is low battery voltage from old, worn out battery. If you car’s battery is more than five years old you may begin to see computer-related problems caused by corroded or...

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Transmission Service: Is Every Shop The Same?

Transmission Service: Is Every Shop the Same? If you look through any newspaper, you’ve probably seen ads from your local quick lube center or convenience store offering transmission fluid exchange services. And in many cases, these stores offer to service your transmission for much less than a transmission repair shop will. So is there any reason you should take your car to a transmission shop for service? Yes, there is. In fact, there are a few. Probably the most important reason to take your car to a transmission shop for service is because a service is supposed to be more than simply draining the oil. Service time is when little problems are supposed be found and fixed… before they become...

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Transmission Diagnosis: What’s Wrong with My Transmission?

Transmission Diagnostics Today’s Automatic Transmissions use a variety of sensors on the engine and throughout the car, along with a computer system that control its functions. Most computer-controlled transmissions use a TCM (Transmission Control Module) however; some systems use a single computer for both the engine and transmission control. These are commonly referred to as an ECM (electronic Control Module). It’s common today to have over a dozen separate control modules communicating through a network; all sharing information about the operation of the car. Because of this sophistication, there are a lot of sensors and control modules that play a role in transmission operation. This means problems with your suspension, lighting system, or even something as innocuous as a malfunction...

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