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Ck engine light came on my '97 Toyota Celica and found out it's a code P770 and something about the clutch in the converter. Trans. oil black and told I should get a re-manufactured transmission. Told the gears are not changing as they should, which I personally don't hear any difference, but I'm not the mechanic. Two transmission specialist told me I ...
I have a 2000 Mercedes C280 automatic with 70k miles. Lately, there's be some slight jolting when the car changes gears between 10-40 mph. What type of transmission problem could this be or could it be something else? I have a routine checkup in 4000 miles, but should I start worrying now?
My speed gauge isn't working and the car jumps when its going through the gears.Someone said that its a speed sensor in the transmission. this all started after a oil change.
I can't get my steering wheel to unlock. The key wont turn, I tried shifting the gears, pressing the brake moving the tires left and right now the steering column is locked and the keys won't turn.
I am experiencing issues with gear shifting. Immediately after receiving an oil change and currently, gears aren't shifting properly. It's sluggish when accelerating and briefly goes into reverse when in drive from time to time.
Hi, twice now I lost all my dash lights and daylight running lights, possibly after shifting gears. Help
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport able to drive for about 3-4 miles then gauges start to drop and when I come to a complete stop it dies. when restarted and start to get speed it does not want to change gears, I guess you can say it idles?? but has no power.

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