Transmission not shifting

Iowa
80

Asked by Iowa Mar 09, 2013 at 11:04 PM about the 2006 Suzuki Forenza

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have i 2006 suzuki forenza with 102000 miles and just recently my transmission started acting up. I tried to pull away from a stop light and it took more acceleration than normal to go. Then i realized the check engine light was on. Not sure if it's stuck in a certain gear or not but it doesn't shift. i was going about 55 or 60 at about 3000 rpm's when normally it would only be about 2000. At first i thought maybe it could be low on fluid, but im not able to just check the fluid since there is no dipstick. It also shifts hard when going from park to reverse or from neutral to drive. It does start and run just fine so I'm not sure if it's a sensor. Is this my transmission beginning to burn up or (hopefully) a simple fix that won't cost 3000 or more dollars to fix?

5 Answers

judge_roy
Not Active

http://www.amazon.com/ScanTool-423001-ElmScan-Diagnostic-Software/dp/B002PYBZJO/ref=sr_1_7?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1362893088&sr=1-7 get your codes read. we can tell then.

7 out of 7 people think this is helpful.
Iowa
80

I took it in and got the codes read and i got po700 and po734

8 out of 8 people think this is helpful.
Dustmite72
50

It's your Transmission Range Sensor. It'll cost between 200-300 for a service tech to replace it. Your actual transmission should be fine. Make sure you take it to an actual Suzuki Repair center, as my normal mechanic couldn't get it right, and I went through a few of them before I had it put on correctly.

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.
Bruno Diaz
10

mine was doing the same so i disconect the battery and after that i did the same whit the transmission sensor and i spray electronic cleaner it was very dirty i plug it back and kaboom no more problems i hope it helps

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Dave Mason
10

I had the same problem, it is the trs ... found repair videos on u tube, I marked where the old one was on the top bolt with a sharpie as it has to be put in with an alignment tool, u can do it yourself without the tool, the part is around 40 bucks, took me 45 minutes and it worked on the first try! I watched many videos though,

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Forenza
Looking for a Used Forenza in your area?
CarGurus has 661 nationwide Forenza listings starting at $800.
ZIP:

Search Suzuki Forenza Questions

Suzuki Forenza Experts

#1 Iowa
Iowa
Reputation 80
#2 zstalker
zstalker
Reputation 60
#3 Dustmite72
Dustmite72
Reputation 50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic"
804 Great Deals out of 56,360 listings starting at $995
Used Suzuki SX4"
51 Great Deals out of 792 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Cobalt"
392 Great Deals out of 7,591 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Camry"
1,564 Great Deals out of 69,944 listings starting at $1,395
Used Honda Accord"
1,179 Great Deals out of 64,703 listings starting at $1,089.41
Used Suzuki XL-7"
41 Great Deals out of 800 listings starting at $2,450
Used Nissan Sentra"
673 Great Deals out of 34,333 listings starting at $1,500
Used Suzuki Reno"
3 Great Deals out of 113 listings starting at $2,499
Used Nissan Altima"
1,524 Great Deals out of 79,174 listings starting at $1,495
Used Suzuki Grand Vitara"
27 Great Deals out of 573 listings starting at $1,997
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,152 Great Deals out of 53,825 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Focus"
1,721 Great Deals out of 62,589 listings starting at $1,400
Used Hyundai Sonata"
994 Great Deals out of 57,602 listings starting at $1,095
Used Kia Spectra"
52 Great Deals out of 1,425 listings starting at $1,550

Used Cars For Sale

2007 Suzuki Forenza For Sale
159 listings starting at $3,995
2006 Suzuki Forenza For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 185 listings starting at $800
2005 Suzuki Forenza For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 111 listings starting at $1,996
2004 Suzuki Forenza For Sale
60 listings starting at $3,490