87 honda accord lxi automatic transmission problems

Lisa Eason

Asked by Lisa Feb 11, 2012 at 02:36 PM about the 1987 Honda Accord Lxi

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my honda will fall out of drive and not move. i have to turn off the car take the key out and then restart it to get it to go back into gear then it will move a few feet and i have to start over. I have recently given it a transmission flush What could be the propblem?

3 Answers

Darius Hermanski

It could be that the oil level in the transmission is too low and thus not giving enought pressure to operate the gears.

Jonny Moe

it could be the fluid level but depending on how many miles are on the trans you could have bad seals and might need a rehaul. but check the fluid level first.


That transmission has electrical valves that are energized when shifted into drive.That would be a the cause.Most important color of fluid,it should be reddish.NOT brownish.If level is low it wouldn't require turning of the key to get it back in gear.It should move,but you would here or feel it slip due to loss of pressure from low fluid level.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 1989 honda accord LXi 9 answers

    my honda accord will turn over and act like it wants to start but wont turn over i have replaced the fuel pump, would it be the fuel filters? i dont know whats up please help?

    1989 Honda Accord Lxi


    Maintenance & Repair

  • starting problems 1989 Accord Lxi 3 answers

    Usually, my 1989 Lxi fires right up strongly. However, after sitting in the hot sun , it is a bit more finicky and takes more cranking. On occasion, if it fires up and immediately stalls during these ...

    1989 Honda Accord Lxi


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Honda Accord Transmission 3 answers

    My 2004 Honda accord transimssion jerks when transmitting to gear two and jerks up and down when changing gear from Reverse to drive

    2004 Honda Accord


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Accord 2001 transmission issue 4 answers

    Hello, My car is a Honda Accord 2001 EX v4, with an automatic transmission. When I start the car and put the transmission in D I get a jerk, when I start driving the others shifts are pretty good un...

    2001 Honda Accord EX


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 89 honda accord lxi ideals 3 answers

    I have a 89 honda accord lxi 28900m it run good but it ideals up and down after if worms up. like ( zooo, stop zooooooo, stop zooo stop , zooooooo, stop zooo , zooooooo ) please help

    1989 Honda Accord Lxi



Looking for a Used Accord in your area?
CarGurus has 71,289 nationwide Accord listings starting at $1,491.

Search Honda Accord Questions

Honda Accord Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,370
#2 lightGear
Reputation 1,210
#3 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 1,160
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry"
1,246 Great Deals out of 78,098 listings starting at $1,450
Used Honda Civic"
748 Great Deals out of 61,650 listings starting at $399
Used Nissan Maxima"
339 Great Deals out of 21,164 listings starting at $399
Used Toyota Corolla"
853 Great Deals out of 57,786 listings starting at $2,200
Used Hyundai Sonata"
889 Great Deals out of 61,861 listings starting at $1,595
Used BMW 3 Series"
994 Great Deals out of 37,630 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Honda Accord For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 18,387 listings starting at $16,593
2014 Honda Accord For Sale
116 Great Deals out of 2,948 listings starting at $14,428
2013 Honda Accord For Sale
157 Great Deals out of 4,325 listings starting at $12,800
2012 Honda Accord For Sale
229 Great Deals out of 5,980 listings starting at $8,888
2011 Honda Accord For Sale
52 Great Deals out of 1,387 listings starting at $8,000