What could be wrong

Asked by Jun 11, 2016 at 07:41 PM about the 2012 Kia Optima EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok my cars transmission started slipping
here and there and just one day it stopped
shifting without me having to get the rpm up
then it would some  and no reverse or when
I put it in reverse it would go like it's in drive.
But the day the car stopped pulling right a
light come on my dash it's like a cencer

1 Answer

Your gonna have to get a new trani cuz I'm betting your fly wheel is fucked up or something in the inside of the trani but I bet it's the teeth on the fly wheel are grinded off

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