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2005 Altima will drive in 1st gear and reverse wont in

2005 Altima will drive...

2005 Altima will drive in 1st gear and reverse wont in drive

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

Its a 2005 no haven't checked brake switch not sure why

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far?

No its my sons new transmission fluid

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3/22/2018
Jake
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Hey there, thanks for the question. Is the service engine soon light on?
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Is this. 2.5 or 3.5 Altima? Because they have differ transmissions.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No engine light on
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
It’s the2.5
Thanks, ***** ***** goes into forward and reverse gear, but won’t change gears correct?
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Well he kept his foot on the brake and it eventually went into drive
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Once in drive it works perfectly
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
He was driving it first or low gear and couldn’t get into drive
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Kept his foot on brake and it went into drive
Thanks, ***** ***** is a severe delay going into drive or holdi the brake (while pressing the gas or not) helps it get into gear then there is a pressure issue inside the transmission.
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The transmission uses pressure to engage the clutch packs if there is a seal or clurchmaterial in a valve it will effect pressures and not allow it to shift.
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There were some hard shifting issues on these related to the drop resistors or the sensors but that generally throws a code and shifts hard.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Do you think this is a major problem ?
From the description, it may require a rebuild. Hard to tell without a full pressure test.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
How much to rebuild a transmission in 2005 Altima
It’s about $1500 on those transmissions
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If you have further questions let me know I’m happy to help, if not please just be sure to leave a kind rating
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