My 2005 aveo seems like it starts off in 4th gear. I press the hold button and and there is no light on the dash. I don't know if somehow the hold button is stuck for some reason. I assume the hold light should come on up in the dash but it doesnt. Please help
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Re: 2005 aveo starts off in 4th gear.
Sometimes particular clutch packs can fail and the computer won't set a code. The only time a code can be set is if a sensor actually "sees" a problem. Possibly in this case, the clutch pack can fail but the proper line pressures are still right because the front pump is supplying proper pressure and the servos are applying the clutches. Probably the cheapest way to determine your problem would be to drop the transmission pan and carefully catch the fluid in a container. Then, check the fluid and the inside of the transmission pan for clutch debris. This sounds like an amateur way to do it but if it were in my shop, that would be my first step in diagnosing the problem. Good luck!
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4 digit code can only be entered when 4 dashes appear
To enter code 1134
Button 1 = first digit of code press once =1
Button 2 = 2nd digit of code press once = 1
Button 3 = 3rd digit of code press 3 times =3
Button 4 = 4th digit of code press 4 times = 4
Press and hold AS button until radio activates
Sep 23, 2010 - 30 posts - 19 authors
Next time it jumps out of gear to push the onstar button and have it towed to .... to either start in 3rd gear (absolutely no power from a cold start until .... The car has beenstuck in park in both situations, level ground and ... My automatic 2005 Chevy Aveo LS requires T-IV Automatic Transmission Fluid (GM pt.
Well im guessing it an automatic sooo it think you need a new transmission bc i had a old nissan stanza and my tranny did the same thing and i pulled it out took it apart and saw that the internals were shot. Now being that the car is really new i would suggest bringing it back to were you bought it from or call to see if theres a warrenty that covers powertrain on your car. It may also be a sensor located on the transmission but im not to familiar with its design. But if its that new definitley try to get it to the dealer
You have a couple of choices on this Honda transmission... D and S modes. Consider the D as the normal Drive mode and the S for Sport mode. The difference between the two is that in "D", the transmission will shift through the gears all the way to 4th gear and at lower rpm shift points. In "S", the transmission will shift at higher rpm levels and will go no higher than 3rd gear and light S3 on the dash. Once the vehicle is in 3rd gear (S3) you can then press the S4 button and the transmission will go into 4th gear (when conditions dictate). I believe there is even an S4 indicator on the dash signifying the trans is in 4th gear
The last line looks like it is the key here though.
If the car thinks its in 4th gear when you are trying to start it, obviously it wouldn't start...you could probably hunt around and see if there is a sensor on the transmission stick that runs the "D" vs "S" mode
There isn't anything wrong with your car. This is perfectly normal. I have a 2000 ES300 as well as other people that I know and it operates in the same way. Overdrive doesn't mean the same thing for every car or transmission. In our case overdrive is simply a reference to the top gear which is 4th gear. When you switch overdrive off(which is depressing the button causing the O/D OFF dash light to illuminate,) the highest gear becomes 3rd because you turned 4th gear or overdrive off. The application scenario for this is usually mountainous terrain where a lot of uphill driving makes it more feasible not to up shift into 4th gear while ascending and descending. It will not switch back to overdrive or 4th gear until you re-engage it by turning the overdrive back on or repressing the button. Again, when the O/D OFF dash light is illuminated, overdrive which is 4th gear is off and the highest gear will then become 3rd. It will never shift into 4th gear while this light is illuminated or overdrive is off. When you press the button and the O/D OFF dash light is NOT illuminated overdrive is on and therefore it will shift into 4th gear as usual. This applies to all 97-2001 ES300's and probably any other car you drive tat exhibits this same type of change when overdrive is turned off.