A transmission is going bad when you begin to notice the vehicle driving or shifting unusually. A diagnosis by a competent technician would be recommended as some symptoms that feel like transmission concerns may actually be engine related.
You might start to notice the transmission going bad when it DOESN'T CHANGE GEARS!!!! That's usually a good sign. Or it may make a GRINDING sound.
when going up a hill you can really notice the gears are jumping when changing. Also the car is also making a grinding sound. Is this the transmission?
You can tell if the transmission, in your 1998 Chevy Malibu, is going bad. If there is a whining or clunking noise. The transmission might cause your engine to install when you are stopped with your foot on the brake.
It is important to know the signs and symptoms of car parts going bad. A thump sound when a car is in reverse is usually made when the transmission is going bad and shifting incorrectly.?æ
Not enough transmission oil, too much transmission oil, bad transmission oil, a clogged breather... all are possibilities.
Could be low fluid,a bad sensor or transmission going bad.
If your transmission is manual, you will have to change gear. If it is automatic, you won't.
It is important to know the symptoms of a bad car part. The symptoms of a bad motor or transmission mounts are loss the car part, shaking and lots of noise.
Your transmission could be going bad
Your motor oil going bad would cause that. That is in the crankcase, not the transmission.
transmission is going out and bad
That's a sign that your transmission is going bad. Get it service.