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Honda Accord 2003 - transmission problem

I noticed that the car jerks anytime the gear changes from 1 to 2, especialy when am on low speed. At this time, the shift will not be smooth, it will take longer to change to the next gear. i observe that the problem normally start after about 15mins of driving. I also observed that if i try to change the gear from 'drive' to ''R' when the problem is on, the change will be characterised with ****. But immediately i switch off the ignition and start the car again, the problem will disappear and the car will drive well for about 15 to 30min before it start again. i have done transmission oil chage severally and even have one of the gear switch cleaned (it stopped the problem for 2 wks) Please help me.

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  • Jack Iaria
    Jack Iaria May 11, 2010

    Did you do the trans fluid change?

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SOURCE: HONDA 2003 TRANSMISSION PROBLEM

If you go to the following web page:   http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/results.cfm?SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V176000&summary=true You will find a copy of the very recent order by the National Highway Safety Administration which will require Honda to fix this problem for you.  Mine just dies too.  The problem is the Torque Converter, which burned your tranny fluid and caused your transmission to fail.NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V176000
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It sounds as if your Automatic Transmission is having issues. The first thing to do is check the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF). This is covered in the Owner's Manual (should be in your glovebox??).

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I bought honda accord recently 2004 model. Everything working fine. Cruise control and all electronics working fine. But it jerk in first and second gear then it pick up the power. When i want to speedup...


This problem is caused by disparity between Vehicle speed and Transmission RPM preset for that speed. Transmission automatically shifts gears smoothly when car reaches a preset speed, set by the manufacturer. If either the shift solenoid is not responding or the Transmission is slipping JERK will be experienced. First check fluid levels and change fluid if it has not been changed in the last 45,000 miles. Since you just bought the car you have no knowledge. Do not do Transmission flush if you have over 100,000 miles. Only do drain and fill with Honda Fluid. Only Drain and fill is recommended so as not to wash away/disturb the friction material by power flushing. During drain and fill add a bottle of Torgue multiplier fluid available in Auto part stores. If this does not work then take it to a Transmission shop for them to diagnose.

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So, when you punch the gas, the transmission shifts gears, and jerks when shifting? If it's a rough shift, first check your transmission fluid for proper level and condition. It should be a good pink color. Dark brown or dirty fluid with a stinky burnt odor is an indication your fluid needs draining and replacing. Actually, most manufacturers recommend replacing fluid and transmission filter every 2 years, or about every 60,000 miles, for longer life of the transmission.
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If you go to the following web page:   http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/recalls/results.cfm?SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V176000&summary=true You will find a copy of the very recent order by the National Highway Safety Administration which will require Honda to fix this problem for you.  Mine just dies too.  The problem is the Torque Converter, which burned your tranny fluid and caused your transmission to fail.NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V176000
John Lipka amerisource1@verizon.net

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