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Upon starting it takes a few seconds for the car to move once you've slected a gear.

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Sounds like the tranny fluid is low.

To check this the engine needs to be running. Don't wear loose clothes or jewelry. Be careful, be aware, be safe.

Park it on level ground.
Warm up the engine.
While the engine is running and the transmission is in Park, check the fluid level with the Transmission dipstick. If not marked on the pull ring, it will be marked on the side.

If it is low, you'll need a funnel to bring it back up. That funnel has to fit in the same tube the dipstick uses.

Don't use the Oil Dipstick

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I suggest that you check the transmission fluid level on the transmission oil stick and make sure that the fluid is red and up to the full line after the car warms up. Also you may want to get your transmission oil changed with a new filter screen by a trained professional at a dealership or transmission shop.

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