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Transmission when we start the car and go for about an 1/8 of a mile the car stops going into gear. then we turn the car off and the wait a little bit and the car will go into gear again for another 1/8 of a mile,, what do we do?

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  • TennToad Jan 22, 2009

    After transmission gets to operating temp. it fails, like it's in neutral. Let the car cool off and it runs fine again. Please help!



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The first thing you should do is to check the fluid level (while motor is running of course). If it's good, then It sounds like the transmission filter is clogged and I would suggest changing filter and fluid or at least have the transmission flushed at your local service center...

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