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1998 Honda Accord transmission problem

My 1999 Honda Accord has 190,000 miles, I bought it new. The transmission workded fine until recently, Starting last month, and it has happened several times already, the transmission would refuse to engage from 2nd to 3rd, and may be from 3rd to 4th.

I have not replaced the transmissio oil for may be the last 60K mile, I heard Honda transmission always has problem, did my Honda trans reached its life? or is there anything I can do without replace to prolong its life a little?

Thanks a lot

John Zhang

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This transmission have shift solenoids that are mounted on the outside in my personal experience I have rectified shift problem with these transmissions by simply change a solenoid or two. My recommendation is to put this vehicle on a code scanner and find out what is at fault first. If its a solenoid just replace, they are a dealer only part and that should take care of your problem. Good Luck and thanks for using FIX YA

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