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The transmission is binding in reverse, it was replaced

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The transmission is binding...

The transmission is binding in reverse

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

It was replaced Saturday

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Honda?

2001 Accord

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

I haven't tried anything but the fluid flush & fill

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

She runs fine, reverse is the only problem

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Mechanic for Honda: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 year ago
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Mechanic for Honda: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 year ago

Here’s the sequence of events I follow:
Check fluid level and color. Make appropriate repairs.
Check shift solenoids with a scan tool in bidirectional mode if
applicable. Shift solenoids are inside the transmission and
this is the easiest way to check them.
Drop pan and inspect for excessive metal shavings inside
pan. Check valve body and clutches visually.
Hopefully you may not have to go this far, maybe you just
were a bit low on fluid.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
hear, or touch the vehicle either, so your patience is
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Thanks, Ron

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Mechanic for Honda: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 year ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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Mechanic for Honda: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 12 months ago

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
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