Question about 1998 Honda Civic
VIN: -->1HGEJ6678WL022623; LX Sedan 4 Speed Automatic
Automatic transmission in a 1998 Civic LX (w/145k) has a shifting problem between 2nd and 3rd gear. The shift will be not smooth and takes a second to engage into 3rd. Though if I drive harder and have it shift over 4500 RPM into 3rd, it will shift cleanly.
I did a quick look at the transmission fluid, the level looks fine, the color is light red. The transmission jumps/surges when it shifts from 2nd to 3rd, but only if it shifts below 4500 RPM. It is not a clean shift into 3rd. It will rev up a little before going into 3rd. Otherwise, the other shifts, 1st to 2nd, 3rd to 4th, are smooth.
Tried a bottle of Lucas OIl- no help!
Anybody have any ideas????
You need to replace clutch pack for that gear can be ordered seperately from parts store or dealer if you want to save money call peach street auto recycling at 1800-365-2341 for a warrantied used one! also might be time for change trans filter and fluid filter could be slightly clogged but I lean towards clutch pack I replace these alot on Hondas
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
I have a 1997 Honda LXI (Philippine dealer). The automatic transmission (specially for reverse) takes a while to engage. Sometimes you have to rev up before it engages
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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