Automatic Transmission Problem Queensbury NY

The car owner featured in this article is having shifting problems in his 1995 Dodge Intrepid. He asks about why his car is having trouble shifting from reverse to drive and what to do. Find out what the Honest Mechanic says so that if you ever have this problem in Queensbury you’ll know just what to do.

Local Companies

West Signs
(518) 747-5283
1100 Dix Ave
Hudson Falls, NY
Jiffy Lube
(518) 689-2294
265 Quaker Rd
Queensbury, NY
Georges Auto & Truck Services
1932 RT 32N
Gansevoort, NY
Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
(518) 793-4447
657 Upper Glen St
Queensbury, NY
Safelite Auto Glass
(888) 820-2558
20 Main St
Queensbury, NY
J. Howe Enterprises, LLC
(518) 747-4844, 001-2004
3243 County Route 43
Ft. Ann, NY
Corrigan''s Discount Tires
(518) 747-4162
1104 Dix Ave
Hudson Falls, NY
Georges Mobile Repair
20 BIG HOLLOW RD
Lake George, NY
U Haul CO
(518) 793-5126
112 Main Street
Queensbury, NY
R & D Transmissions
(518) 623-4645
95 River
Warrensburg, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided by:

Reader Question: I have a 1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3 liter engine, front wheel drive, 42LE stock automatic transaxle. It has an Automatic Transmission problem.

The problem occurs when I shift from reverse to drive. When the transmission shifts from first to second it shudders, delays shifting and when it does shift, it jerks badly.

This only happens when I shift from reverse to drive. If I'm already in drive the transmission shifts normally.

The transmission fluid levels are fine and the fluid does not look burnt. This only happens when the transmission has warmed up.

What could be the problem?

Hi there,

I am not a transmission mechanic, but I would first check the transmission fluid level. Low fluid levels can cause shifting issues like you are having. I really have a feeling this problem is caused by internal transmission wear and not much is going to be done unless the transmission comes out of the vehicle for inspection.

I would visit at least 3 local transmission shops in your area and have them take a test drive with you. I would get them to give you a worst-case scenario estimate, I.E. a complete overhaul, so you can compare prices and what actual work will be performed.

I see people who get quoted a low figure as an initial estimate for repair but then once the transmission is out of the vehicle and spread all over the transmission shop floor they are given a much larger estimate for a complete overhaul.

To read the full article, visit Myhonestmechanic.com
Related Articles
- Automatic Transmission Jerks Queensbury NY
I have a 2001 Chevy 1500 extended cab with small v 8 4.6 I think with a automatic transmission it does fine until you get to 41 mph where it shifts to overdrive I guess. Find out more about this car owner’s transmission issue and what you can do if you are ever facing such a problem with your vehicle.
- Car Engine Just Cranks Queensbury NY
- Ford Mustang GT Queensbury NY
- Automatic Transmission Slipping Queensbury NY
- Car Engine Knocking Noise Queensbury NY
- Burned Up Transmission Queensbury NY
- Car Engine Dies While Driving Queensbury NY
- Automatic Transmission Slow to Reverse Queensbury NY
- Black Transmission Fluid Queensbury NY
- Automatic Transmission Flush Queensbury NY