Sometime my nissan maxima 2002 car give me gear shifting problem, when i run my car for longer period sometime my car gears do not shift to higher gear instead it runs on first gear?

Asked by Aug 06, 2012 at 01:37 AM about the 2002 Nissan Maxima SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

after running for longer period it stays in first gear and does not go in higher gears automatically. when i
switched off for sometime then it works normally, I do not know ,what is the problem and how i should
take care of?

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Check the trans fluid to make sure its full and its the proper color. It may need a trans flush. Also make sure the trans cooler and pipes aren't clogged so the components are kept within operating temperature.

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