Question: Driving In Second Gear

Driving With Auto Transmission In Second Gear. Good Or Bad

Sometimes i mistakingly put the shifter (automatic trans.) in the second gear position instead of just "D". in a manual transmission in 2nd gear, you can't do 5 mph and you can't do 50 mph either. what prevents thestalling in an automatic transmission? and will driving at speeds below and above the threshold for 2nd, damage the car in any way? ...

WHY WOULD My Gear Shifter Be Popping Oout Of Gear While I’m Driving. 2002 PT Cruiser Manual

It goes into gear without a problem but won't stay ...

Made A Mistake While Driving My Automatic Car Help

I was trying to reverse park, i went forward to get into position and instead of changing my gear to Reverse, i changed it to Park. My car stopped instantly, but i still managed to park my car. Is this going to affect my gear shifts in the future? I never shift gears while driving my Automatic car. I always put it on Drive. But will this cost me something? I have never done that before. My car was still moving when i ...

Bought Used Truck From Car Lot Two Days Ago Still Owe On It And It Is Now Stuck In 4th Gear What Are My Rights

I bought a 1992 Ford Ranger "as is" at a used car dealership in Tazwell, VA on 10/29/09. I gave a $500.00 down payment and will pay $200.00 a month until the almost $2,500.00 purchase price is paid off. I was driving to the store on 10/31/09 and was downshifting the manual transmission as I was slowing my speed and when I moved the shifter from 5th gear to 4th gear there was a grinding sound and now the ...

Manual Transmission When I Shift Into Second Gear, My Car Jerks.

It's standard 5 speed and I don't think there is any problem with transmission because it was brand new when I got it. When I shift into second gear, I can never engage the gear gracefully (or smoothly if you will). Some people say that's normal because of the huge difference in gear ratio between 1st and 2nd gears. I usually shift at around 4000rpm when I'm going into second gear. I tried to shift at lower rpm, but it lacked ...

Driving Manual 6 Speed Need Some Clarification

So I got a nissan 350z about a month ago and i'm slowly getting better at driving manual. However, I was wondering if I could do this without harming the car.. so If I am going about 30 miles/hr in 3rd or 4th gear, and I slowly approach a stop sign, can I just step the clutch all the way, keep it down, and move my shifter into first gear, then stop, slowly let go of clutch and gas to go? ...

2000 VW Passat Manual Shuts Off While Driving

While I am driving my (manual 2000 VW Passat) and I put the car into neutral it shuts off while I am driving. This seems to happen most when I am braking and in neutral. I can restart the car by simply pushing in the clutch shifting it into gear and jumping the car right back into gear (by releasing the clutch) while the car is still moving. the car easily regains power and everything works normally. This seems really odd to ...

How To Stop While Driving A Manual Transmision Car..

Ok, so u stall if u just put on the brake... so how do ya do it? Do u need to go down in gears? Please just give me a detailed explaination- driving along in 4th gear and then.... ...

My Bmw’s Shifter Isnt Working Right

I have a 91 bmw.318i. its a manual and i have had this car for a couple months now, no problems at all. Tonight i was driving home and the car suddenly didnt want to go into gear. i tried putting the shifter to normally where it would catch first gear, and it just wouldnt catch...and the shifter was free moving and could move everywhere. could the shifter have come out of place...? i know there is nothing wrong with the ...

I Just Put A 373 Gear In My 70’s Chevrolet. Is Highway Driving Safe Or Should It Be Stopped All Together

I have a crate 350, 350 tranny and there both in good shape. I keep my fluids full. I just dont want to put wear on my engine now that it spins faster. it just seems like my rpm is racing do to the gear allowing engine to spin faster. Im installing a tach tommorrow to make me feel a little bit more comfortable. Or it could just be the sound of the lower gear. I just dont want to blow my ...