Some signs of transmission problems are the transmission refusing to go into gear, the smell of burning transmission fluid and noises coming from the transmission when the car is in neutral. Other signs are gears slipping, a dragging clutch and leaking transmission fluid.Continue Reading
The transmission may refuse to go into gear on attempts to put the car into first gear after stopping. This problem can be caused by low transmission fluid, wrong fluid viscosity or required adjustment of the shift cables or clutch linkage.
Noises coming from the transmission when the vehicle is in neutral can include bumping, wheezing, grinding, clunking or humming. These noises may happen infrequently at first and steadily build in frequency and intensity over time as the problem grows worse.Learn more about Transmission
Common transmission problems include low fluid levels and problems with the torque converter, solenoid or clutch. These issues occur with automatic transmissions, which are the most common in passenger vehicles as of 2015.Full Answer >
Overheating and the transmission switching directly to neutral from a forward gear are two common problems with Dodge transmissions.The former only affects automatic Dodge transmissions.Full Answer >
With a 4L60E transmission, users may experience problems with the transmission being slow or having no reverse or third or fourth gear. Other problems include sudden grinding noises with seemingly no warning and no torque converter clutch lockup.Full Answer >
A car does not go into gear after starting up when the transmission is faulty or broken. The shifting process becomes more difficult as the damage to the transmission increases. Once it is totally broken, the transmission no longer activates in one or more gears and ceases to function.Full Answer >