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When I put the car in 1st gear it grinds and won't go in. If I let it set for a while then try it again the gears will work. I am not sure why the care does this. Can anyone help? I have had t

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  • jose Feb 10, 2012

    should i change the transmission oil

  • jose Feb 10, 2012

    this use to happen when the motor is cold

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It may not be the transmission, it could be the clutch or clutch pressure plate. Try double clutching (pump the clutch twice) before shifting.

Posted on Feb 08, 2012

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SOURCE: 97 civic hard to get in 1st gear/clutch not disengaging

Look for WETNESS at the Master cylinder, and at the Slave cylinder, attached to the Bell housing. The loss of fluid is reducing the Stroke of the Push Rod, which will create Clutch Drag, as you appear to describe.
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SOURCE: 1992 Honda Accord Station Wagon stuck in 2nd Gear

If it won't shift down to 1st when you come to a stop but you can shift it down manually its probably the tranny computer located under the carpet on the frnt passenger side floor. 1991- 1993 had weak electronics in the computers go to a junkyard and get a new one. if not the right symptom refer to comment 1

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SOURCE: Rough shifting automatic transmission on Honda Accord from 1st to 2nd gear

it has a problem with the second gear drum it cracks and does not fully engauge the n shifts to 3rd ..many honda owners also learn the 8 bucks a quart is the only fluid to pour in a honda..but remember 3 qaurts per drain and fill the tranny holds 7q ....it will take a case to do a drain flush...a high pressure flush will ruin a automatic tranny with alot of miles or metal deposits floating around inside..DRAIN AND FILL 3 QUARTS AT A TIME NO GASKET NEEDED ITS BUILT AND DESIGNED LIKE A MANUAL TRANNY

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SOURCE: 1998 honda accord transmission goes into limp mode

the vehicle may have a electrical problem and or mechanical problem in the trans....id try replaceing the solenoids and then the entire transmision and torque converter.

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SOURCE: my 92 honda accord will not go into 1st 3rd or 5th gear

check shift fork adjustment. make sure you bleed the slave cylinder.also check shift cable adjustment.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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