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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Transmissions
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Have a 08 nissan altima 2.5l engine with cvt transmission.

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Have a 08 nissan altima 2.5l engine with cvt transmission . First start it will accelerate,after it finally goes into gear it won't accelerate in forward gear.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 5 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You may have a handful of things going on depending on exactly what the symptoms are. If the trans still engages but doesn't change ratio then the problem may be electrical, but if it stops pulling altogether then the problem may be internal mechanical or hydraulic failure. Low fluid level can also prevent the trans from engaging.

Does it stop moving altogether?
Has fluid level been checked?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No ,when it goes in gear the engine won't throttle up . Has codes po745 ,po778, po840 .
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 5 months ago.

Has anything been done to try to diagnose the issue?