Transmission not shifting into 3rd gear

Anonymous
timer Asked: Oct 17th, 2013
account_balance_wallet $5

Question Description

I have a 1992 Mazda protege. It's a three speed automatic.  It seems to not shift into 3rd gear.  It has a button that says hold I got no idea how it works.  I put it into 1st gear and took off it felt like it shifted into 2nd without moving it then i shifted into second and it seem to shift then into 3rd but it didn't shift at all. It runs 4000 rpm into I think 3rd gear it I think it still is in 2nd. Speed is 65 miles an hour. Is there a valve or something broken. Any help would be great. Thanks

Tutor Answer

duingpung
School: University of Maryland

You seem to have a major leak to have to add a couple of quarts of fluid. You may have burned the bands up. Try this first. Try adding a bottle of Trans- Medic or about a half a bottle of brake fluid plus Lucus Trans leak to your transmission. You need to find the leak, Could be the front or rear seal or one of the cooling lines to the radiator.
sounds like the box hasnt been serviced regularly now its all gummed up and burnt,,if you can get a new filter and fluid put in cheaply id try that first before i spent a lot of money.

flag Report DMCA
Review

Anonymous
Goes above and beyond expectations !

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors