Transmission Jerking While Shifting Gear


Asked by Oct 12, 2014 at 07:39 AM about the 2004 Honda Accord EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi to All

Putting gear into D or R gives a Jerk to Car and all gears are shifting on high RPM i.E
3000 RPM. But sometimes, After Running the car for 30 to 40 min and restarting the
engine cause smooth shift. Everything is seems perfect.

But Restating the engine again cause same previous issue.
There is no check engine light.

Please Advice..
Thanks in advance

17 Answers


Sounds like your tongue converter lock up is having a problem.

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Thanks for answering. Mr. BoholMark, u mean Torque converter??

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Yes Zakrya, whoops :-)

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So i need to replace torque COnveter??o.O. Its expensive...and can u explain me Why this happening.. Sometimes restarting Engine, Gears are shifting at ideal position..and most of the time not..

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I'm not saying that the torque converter is the problem. What you have to do now is get a proper diagnosis. DO you have any CEL light on?


No... :(


Dose your RPM rise and fall with the jerking of the transmission?

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yup RPM fall while changing gear to D or R. on N or P its on normal position.

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help Plz!! :(


If you have a Ammco Transmission shop they will be able to scan the computer and find out just what the problem is. It's quite possible that they can fix it without pulling the transmission.


hi. i went there. A guy drove the car and told me that its either throttle Body need to be change or Shift sensor. What is your opinoin?

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After thinking about it I've decided it's the Shift Sensor

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Thanx ALot :)


i have question ???? i have 2002 lxi 4 cylinder honda accord .my car problem is when i drive some time if change gear 1 to 2 & 2 to 3 (d4 mode) taking little more rpm& some times jerking with slipping showing my vehicle(above 2000 rpm only problem).if drive slowly not problem to shifting . i hope a usefull answer (also showing (mil) light in cluster) i didnot get the obd adapter in my car

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Hi have a 2007 Chevy impala ltz Transmission jerking when switching gears and when at red light not all the time it stalls/jerks then takes of

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I have the same problem and while the ignition is on and i press on gas pedal,there's jerks.pls help if you know


What happened to the topic you were on with the 98 Honda jerking when put into gear???? Did the shift solenoid fix it or was it something else???? I hate it when I am following a topic and it gets hijacked with another question and the one you are following just ends!!!!! Its like watching a movie and it quits halfway through and starts playing a diffrent movie which will never finish ether!!!!!!!!!

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