Question about 2004 Nissan Sentra
When driving the car it does not go into the gears as it should but rather slips/hesitates when shifting on its own,When this happens the rpms of the engine go up slightly then it slips into what ever gear it is going into.I have checked the trans fluid level and it is ok. and it does not smell burnt. The car has 130,000 miles. do you think its just dirty or that the screen /filter is partially clogged causing the trans fluid not to move thru the trans properly or do you think the torque converter is bad.
Do the less expensive thing first, get the tranny flushed and new fluid put in. see if that gets er done.
Posted on May 20, 2017
I am sorry if this does not apply but my niece husband said his car was slipping between gears. I asked if he checked fluid. He said yes. I ask if it was normal temp and running. He said no he checked it first thing in the morning. Transmission fluid need to be checked with engine running in park and at normal temp and I always run it through the gear before checking. Most cars I have had usually have instruction on the transmission dip stick. By the way we put 1-1/2 quarts in his car. It worked fine after that.
Posted on May 20, 2017
You are right. The transmission filter should be changed every 60,000 miles. While the pan is off for filter change, add one bottle of Lucas Transmission conditioner into the pan. Reinstall pan and refill with Dextron II fluid. Torque converter is OK.
Posted on May 20, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi. If your Trans doesn't shift it's because you need to refurbish it. The gears are not moving, even if they are receiving enough centrifugal force to shift.It's an automatic transmission, but the clutches suffer wear and tear. Yes, that's right. An automatic transmission also possess these, only a fewer more than a manual trans. For this car, It shouldn't cost no more than $600 to fix it at a transmission shop. After that, you make your periodical 30,000mi checks, and you'll have transmission for at least 100,000mi more.
Posted on Aug 26, 2008
I suggest this is the Vechicle Revolution Sensor is causing the problem.
Run Diagnostic on the Transmission and review error codes.
An error (1) Code would confirm this.
If no error code exists then the problem is the band needs tightening. The gear to slip is always 2nd gear in this vechicle first then other latter as the problem becomes worse. There is only one band in the transmission and it is fairly simply procedure to complete but you need 1-10nm Torque wrench and to remove the valve body to get access. Don't attempt if you don't have good mechanical skill or have exp. on motorbike or other auto transmissions.
Posted on Dec 10, 2008
SOURCE: 04 nissan sentra shifting hard
Do you have a CVT? (Continuosly Variable Transmission) I doubt that you do so if you dont, nissans are known to have hard shift into second gear you mean.(Once the car moves, its already in first gear) so if it shifts fine into other gears, I wouldnt worry too much unless it gets worse.
Posted on Jul 15, 2009
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