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Dodge Stratus Manual Transmission Where Do I Check Fluid

I own a 1999 Dodge Stratus, 5 speed manual. I need to check the transmission fluid. I found the normal stuff (auto steering, brake, oil), but cannot locate the transmission fluid. I am hoping that a simply problem is causing the car to (shifter) to pop out of 3rd and 5th. It stays in and runs well when I hold it in. ...

Why Does My 2009 Chevy Malibu Have Manual Transmission Settings

I have an automatic transmission, but on the steering wheel there are manual transmission shifting knobs. I've driven it in manual before, and it works just as any other manual transmission would when it comes to the gears. I'm just wondering why an automatic transmission would also have the manual settings. ...

Does Shaking The Gear Shifter Ruin The Transmission In A Manual Car

A friend of mine saw me shaking the shifter in my car (a manual transmission '98 Nissan Sentra, not that it's important) to check that I was in neutral (I do it quite often), and he said that he had heard somewhere--on some automotive radio talk show or something of the sort--that shaking the shifter can ruin your transmission. Now, I've had a manual Mazda Protege in my family for about 15 years now, all with drivers that have shaken ...

Manual Transmission Or A CVT Transmission

I currently drive an old 92 Chevrolet Astro van and recently herd about the "cash for clunkers" bill. If I decide to trade my van in to the dealer to get a new car, I was thinking about getting a 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer. I love the styling of the front end. My main question is this: Do I want a manual transmission or the automatic/manual CVT transmission? I have been dirtbiking for 11 years now, so I know how to use ...

98 Dodge Dakota Check Engine Little Power, No Acceleration… Read On…

We just put a rebuilt transmission in a 98 Dodge Dakota SLT, 4x2, also replaced was exhaust brake lines, battery and fluids. Runs better, sounds better, than it did before the transmission went. Transmission expert rebuilt the tranny, my husband mechanic put it in. Along with all the other things in the truck. However, test driving it the check engine light came on, runs as if it has little power, no acceleration over 30 mph. Also has signs of a vaccum leak. ...

What Do I Have To Do To Convert To Manual Transmission

I have a 74 Chevy Blazer with a turbo 350, 3 speed automatic transmission w/ married 4x4 transfer case. Everything regarding the drive systems on this Blazer are stock except for the manual locking hub conversion kit on the wheels. I want to know a couple of things here. Is there a manual transmission that will bolt right up to the setup I have? And if so, is it possible that I will find one in a vehicle thats been junked ...

Manual Vs Auto W/ Manual Gear Selection

I'm planning to buy the new 2009 Mazda RX-8 R3 pretty soon. I was wonder whether I should get the Manual or the Automatic. I want to get the Manual, simply for the thrill of a manual over an auto. But on Mazdausa.com it says that the automatic transmission features both "Fully automatic shifting and manual gear selection with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters." (aside from the Manual) I'm assuming that the automatic doesn't have a clutch. But how will the Manual gear ...

Is It Possible To Change A BMW M5’s Transmission From Manual To Automatic

I am about to buy a BMW M5 with manual transmission and I was wondering if it is possible to convert it from manual to auto or automanual? If so, where can I get it done? How much will it cost? ...

SMG Transmission On A MSeries BMW

OK, so while shopping for BMWs. . Basically, a race of the M-series, I have come quite automatically, SMG transmission, and manual. I get manual and automatic, but SMG? From a picture of the shifter, it looked like a normal manual shifter, but it had only neutral, reverse and a + or - signs - apparently to shift. Also the car had no clutch. So what I do I think is that it is a manual, but you have the luxury ...

What’s Mazda 3’s 5 Speed Auto/manual Transmission

Hi, I'm currently finding a car for under 20,000 MSRP. And i have a choice to choose between the Mitsubishi Lancer GTS or the Mazda 3. The GTS have a CVT transmission with pedal shifters. which is consider fun for me, i wanted a manual car, but my parents wouldnt let me. so i might as well get a car with pedal shifter. As for the Mazda 3iSport version, it have a 5 speed automatic transmission with manual mode..? Anyone know how does ...