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Rolling forward downhill when the car is in reverse gear

I'm having a problem with my 2007 Honda Accord. When I park in my downhill driveway and put the car in reverse, it rolls forward toward the garage door. I have to slam on the brakes and back in up the driveway with one foot on the brake to make sure it doesn't crash into the house. Doesn't do this every time but enough to make me nervous. What's wrong with it?

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"Sprag" One Way Clutch is starting to go bad. Most automatic transmissions have this. It's kind of like a bearing that allows rotation to go one way but not the other. Best way to describe it is like the new fishing reels that have the instant anti reverse mechanism. Problem was probably caused by the incline that you park on or you might have the incorrect ATF fluid refilled at a off brand automotive shop. Before taking the vehicle to the trans shop for major repairs, service the fluid using HONDA or HONDA approved ATF fluid. Using other transmission fluid that is not HONDA approved can cause symptoms like this or even worse......
transmission failure. Trust me, I've been down this road before. Hope this was informational to you.

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That is perfectly normal for any car. How it is being parked is the problem.

When not on a zero grade surface like in a typical parking lot, you need to have the parking brake applied.
The way you're parking your car right now has the weight of the car resting on what is called the parking pawl. That is not good. When you enter the driveway and have stopped the car where you want it, apply the parking brake and THEN put the gear selector in park.
Whenever you need to exit the driveway, after starting the car apply your driving brake, shift out of park, release the parking brake and then your drive brake.

Posted on Dec 15, 2011

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Alright the thing is u need to get glasses or something is wrong with ur transmission

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