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Gear shifting problems in Honda Prelude with Automatic transmission only when gearbox is cold

Hello I have problems with my gearbox. When engine and gearbox are cold the gearshifting is hard and uncomfortable. And also gear change from 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd is late and durates little bit longer than when gearbox is warm. And also that gear change is hard. When gearbox gets normal temperature gear change is smooth. Can anybody help me solute my problems? I have also problem with direction change. When I change it from P to D4 and D4 to R and invert it shakes car body. I hope I have problem with Solenoids Valves. But which one and where is it located in my gearbox. My gearbox has code M6HA Best regards

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While just change ATF oil or CVT oil in transmission & old filter too. your car problem will be solve....

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

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    mickyPL Nov 21, 2013

    Sorry, but I did change ATF-Z1 OEM HONDA oil in gearbox. Oil filter is in the gearbox and I cannot change it before unmounted gearbox from a car.

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the neutral safty switch tells the comp. what gear is in. when its not working the light wont move and the car will not go threw the gears prop. the switch is nown to go out. it is located on the tranny or down under the shifter

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SOURCE: 98 Civic Auto Trans Slippage

you need to replace clutch pack for that gear can be ordered seperately from parts store or dealer if you want to save money call peach street auto recycling at 1800-365-2341 for a warrantied used one! also might be time for change trans filter and fluid filter could be slightly clogged but I lean towards clutch pack I replace these alot on Hondas

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SOURCE: 92 Accord Automatic shifting

Has anyone change the transmission fluid and used anything other than Honda ATF-Z1. If so, have the fluid/filter changed in this car and use only Honda Fluid. This is the only fluid that you can use in a Honda. Even if you have used the correct fluid an fluid/filter change may help. If that is not the case then I suggest you seek out a trusted professional.

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