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1998 passport 2wd v6 trans. hits hard in third gear.

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You need to take it to a specific trans repair shop so they can diagnose it. i think your shift solenoids are starting to malfunction. if it helps you can try and replace the fluids and the trans filter that may help and or fix the problem

Posted on Oct 24, 2012

  • bart babcock Oct 25, 2012

    ty will try the later first and cross fingers..

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    militantbeast Oct 25, 2012

    alrighty then let me know if i can help ya anymore



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SOURCE: HOw do I check the transmission fluid on a 2001 Honda Passport

on level ground with the engine at idle pull out the dipstick wipe it off and check that the fluid is between the two marks.  Keep the level near the top mark but do not overfill.

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SOURCE: trans shifts very hard between 1 & 2 gear.

There is a recall on that issue. Call honda to see if you are still covered. There is a limit on mileage. If you qualify they will put a new tranny. Good luck

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