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When I shift the gear from park to drive my honda prelude jerks and goes slowly but while driving it does not seem to change gear on its own and seems to stall

The car does not drive normal , it drves as if the gear is not engaging

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I suppose you have a gearbox problem

Posted on Oct 24, 2012

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SOURCE: Honda Accord Lx won't shift into park or reverse

it should be the shift cable that doesnt let u put it in park

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Shifting Gear is Stuck in ''Park'' position

u will need to check and make sure the brake lights work, the shifter is tied to the brake light switch, if the brake lights don't work or the brake pedal is not pushed a gear shifter lock out is engaged, this is a Federally mandated safety feature.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 92 Accord Automatic shifting

Has anyone change the transmission fluid and used anything other than Honda ATF-Z1. If so, have the fluid/filter changed in this car and use only Honda Fluid. This is the only fluid that you can use in a Honda. Even if you have used the correct fluid an fluid/filter change may help. If that is not the case then I suggest you seek out a trusted professional.

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

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SOURCE: my car jerks when changing gear what do i do

theres most likely a bad sensor located somewhere on the transmission.

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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SOURCE: Car won't engage any gear but reverse.

lincage rod inside the gear box will have bent it happens when to much preasure is applied commen for jamming up thow.

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

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What is wrong with my car when it jerks in drive


jerks when?

moving the shift lever. with hand?

moving car. in gear,name the gear, drive, L or reverse?

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