Transmission problems

Asked by Dec 31, 2016 at 05:43 AM about the 1997 Honda Accord Coupe EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When i shift in to drive the car wont move the
engine will only rev. If i sit there of a couple
minutes in drive with my foot on the brake then
release the brake it will move. The same thing
happens when i shift into reverse except that if i
pull the shifter back slowly it will work just fine. Ive
already checked to fluid level and it right at thr full

2 Answers


This is common problem on your year car, take look at the shift solenoid, below is link on how to test it and there should be a you tube on how to change it, good luck.

115,125 2.3L/how-to-test-the-lockup-solenoid-assembly- 1

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