Car wont dive foward

Asked by Aug 29, 2016 at 01:48 PM about the 2007 Hyundai Elantra 4 Dr GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hyundai elantra 07 automatic Ok so as I was
driving I felt slight jerk as soon as I hit the gas after
being stopped at a preflight later on that day my
car would,not go in drive only reverse its shifts to
every gear put only drives in reverse I want to k,ow
is a bad transmission or is it something small that I
might be able to fix a mechanic checked .y fluid he
said it does smell burnt fluid level is fine

5 Answers

1,295

an automobile does not tend to "dive" but my advice to you is to check the automatic transmission fluid, replace the filet and replenish the hydraulic oil, my advice to you is to take your automobile to your local shop and a qualified technician should be able to diagnose the malfunctioning tranny

1,295

if the fluid is burnt CHANGE IT AND THE FILTER

86,745

Burnt fluid is usually a sign it's too late, it means that the transmission has been slipping due too internal worn components or a low pressure problem, sometimes a service will help if it is a low pressure problem caused by a plugged filter. If you do decide to try the service first I would recommend adding a quart of TransX then top off the fluid and then see if it will drop into drive, if it does then carefully see if it will shift into all forward gears, then return and let it sit overnight, this will allow the TransX to clean out all of the solenoids and small pressure ports, Next day see if it drives as it normally did, if it does you have only dodged the bullet for a short time as it will still need work later on. If it doesn't then the tranny will need overhauled.

Sorry typos but the mechanic said that the fluid was not burnt he said it smells fine

86,745

If it's not burnt then take it to a tranny shop, they can plugin and run the series of tests on the tranny and its internal solenoids and pressures, then they can tell you what it will take to fix the problem.

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