Auto Box Problem

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  1. Biggums

    Biggums 97 COTY Legnum Lifetime Member

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    Hey guys I need some help! My auto gearbox has given up on me I think...

    I went to throw it into Reverse and it jumped back a bit which I thought was weird but didn't think much about it however I got worried when it wouldn't go into drive so I tried again and on the third try it went into drive however it didn't show the light on the dash that says what gear it's in. Decided to take her for a drive around the block to see what's wrong and it wouldn't change gear and felt really sluggish with no pick up whatsoever...

    All while I'm in my last week of work so I can transition to an Automotive course (I'm also 18 with basically no money).. So guys is it fixable? or am I in for a new gearbox?

    I've searched all over the forums but can't see anyone else with my problem or anything similar to it...
     
  2. JamesGC

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    mine went into some failsafe mode where it stays in the same gear too. ended up just needing some transmission hose cleaned or something. mechanic did it so idk exactly.
     
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    either buy a second hand box. or do a manual conversion
     
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    Have you checked if you have gearbox oil or if fluid is low ? But checking it the correct way ?
     
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    Biggums 97 COTY Legnum Lifetime Member

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    Not sure how to in all honestly I cant see where to. What do you call the "correct way"?
     
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    I have also some harsh shifting and rattling noises, while the Transmission is Cold and also some high frequency noise like cheap Computer Coils do.

    I want to Change the Transmission to a nother one.
    Does anyone know, if the W5A53E6B is interchangable with the W5A513E6A? What is the difference?
    My car should have the A one, because it is a early model of 1996. But I checked the engine bay, and it is the B one.
    But the B one ist nearly nowhere available. Could I use the A one instead with the same ECU?
     
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    You can try a transmission flush first before opening or changing the gearbox.
     
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    Yes, I know, but I did one already a while ago, and it did not help that much.
    It is Always better when the car is warm, but still, the noise is Always there. I could imagine, that the pump is leaking somehow..
     

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