What Causes Hard Shifting in an Automatic Transmission?

Answer Transmission problems are one of the most serious and expensive vehicle issues to repair. Transmissions typically cost upwards of a thousand dollars to fix and, if not functioning properly, can ren... Read More »

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What Are the Causes of a Transmission Shifting Hard?

The causes of the gears shifting hard in a transmission can depend on the type of transmission as well as whether the transmission is an automatic or manual. Some shifting problems are common to bo... Read More »

Problems With Hard Shifting on an Auto Transmission?

The transmission uses a special hydraulic fluid under pressure to engage a series of forward gears and one reverse gear, basically transferring the power from the engine to the rear wheels. It has ... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Pontiac Montana Transmission Problems: Hard Shifting and Whining?

The Pontiac Montana is a minivan manufactured by General Motors. If you start to feel your Montana jerk when you put it in drive, you could have an issue with the transmission. Most of the time the... Read More »

What Are the Causes of an Automatic Transmission Slipping?

Automatic transmissions transmit power from the engine to the rear drive wheels by smoothly shifting through a variety of low- and high-level gears to provide a comfortable, non-jarring ride. Autom... Read More »