If you drive a manual /automatic and your driving in 2nd (manual)and you put the car back into automatic will it hurt the car? Ps my car is a 2004 Mazda rx-8

Austin Murray

Asked by Aug 03, 2015 at 03:01 PM about the 2004 Mazda RX-8 4-speed

Question type: General

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Austin, your car is an automatic that has the option of shifting into a manual mode, so, what's the problem here?

Kelly Mayo

mark meant to say ..no


Kelly, you're right, I don't think there's a problem.

Austin Murray

I shifted for the first time last night and I was in 2nd and I didn't feel like driving manual anymore so I put it in automatic and ever since then the car makes and thumping notice as the center axle rotates


OK, take your car to the shop for an evaluation.

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