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The transmission does not want to shift. it stays in the

Customer Question

The transmission does not want to shift. it stays in the same gear .also it would not go into reverse until I shut the motor off and restarted.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: rebuilt about 40000 miles ago . and no on the brake switch. how do I check it?
JA: What is the model of your '38000 Honda?
Customer: 1998 accord
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes I was. and I just looked at it
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  HDGENE replied 3 months ago.

Hello is this an automatic or manual transmission?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  HDGENE replied 3 months ago.

Ok, the shifter moves normally, it just slips/neutrals when put in reverse. It goes into the drive range ok but stays in one gear? No warning lights on. Full of trans fluid?

Expert:  HDGENE replied 3 months ago.

Hello, do you need more help with this concern?