my transmission takes a while to shift

Asked by Feb 11, 2007 at 05:09 PM about the 1989 Honda Prelude

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it takes a while before my gear shifts from first to second

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Hello, This hesitation could be caused by many different things. If the transmission has never been replaced, it may be time for a replacement. Depending on how many miles you have on the car, the hesitation may be the first sign of a dying tranny. I'd recommend bringing it to a local mechanic just to make sure. Best of luck! CarGrrl

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Have you done a transmission flush as of late?

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