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Automatic transmission coming out from the garage in the reverse position and when reach in the the drive position and accelerates it does not right away moves, so i have to reverse again and then drive,,,, anyone one has the same problem that i have and able to solve???? how.

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Transmission is slipping.
if it is a brand new car have the dealer fix it under warrenty

quick cheap fix is to buy some transmission fluid thickener and put that in...


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