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My AUTOMATIC RX8 wont change gears..

I bought a RX8 with some trouble on the AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. Problem was it would change gears really harsh and 3rd and 4th would never come up, so basically I could only drive on 1st and 2nd gear. I didnt want to get in trouble so I decided just to buy another AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, got it from a car that was in the junk yard, transmission was working they said. So we did, we replaced the old transmission with the new one, they mounted it and it was done. Problem now is.. everything sounds good, the car is working but transmission wont change from 1st gear, it just goes on 1st. Do I need any re-program or do I need to set up anything else?

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SOURCE: automatic transmission sounds like it stuck in 3rd gear

You need to check the transmission fluid level, if it is low the tranny will not shift. If, however, the fluid is to the proper level then you will need a new transmission.
Try putting new fluid in and look for a leak in the pan gasket, then all you may need is a transmission service. When the service is done the mechanic will look for pieces of metal in the old fluid, if found this is very bad and you will need a new tranny.
You might consider a new or used car, you can definately find a good deal out there!

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What you need to check is the transmission release bearing because if there is a clearance on the release bearing you will encounter this problem and also check the transmission oil.

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