Mazda

Mazda repair questions? Ask mechanics for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

AT light is on, transmission feels strong, fluid is thin but…

Customer Question
AT light is on...

AT light is on, transmission feels strong, fluid is thin but otherwise ok. Does also have occasional unusual high rev when passing.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

2008 Mazda 6 with i4, AT dash light over gear indicator on dash.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing yet, looking for answers.

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

Engine light is also on, has been for a while, AT warning came on today.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Mazda
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Answered in 12 minutes by:
1/8/2018
Mazda Mechanic: Steve, Automotive Expert replied 6 months ago
Steve
Steve, Automotive Expert
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 25,809
Experience: Automotive Expert
Verified

hi how can I help you with this? what is your specific question?

Ask Your Own Mazda Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a mazda mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Drew Your Own Question
Drew
Drew
Drew, Super Mazda Tech.
Category: Mazda
Satisfied Customers: 2,188
2,188 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 19 yrs. experience. Mazda Senior Certified Tech, with Ford, Linc. & Merc. experience. ASE L1 Advanced Certified Master Tech.

Drew is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Drew

Drew

Super Mazda Tech.

2,188 satisfied customers

19 yrs. experience. Mazda Senior Certified Tech, with Ford, Linc. & Merc. experience. ASE L1 Advanced Certified Master Tech.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

919 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

mazdamaster577

mazdamaster577

Master Technician

691 satisfied customers

mazda master/shop foreman for 15 years.

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

458 satisfied customers

15+Years

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Mazda Tech -

418 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Mazda Diagnostics

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mazda Mechanic

273 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

Mazda Ed

Mazda Ed

ASE Certified Technician

264 satisfied customers

ASE Certified Mazda Master Technician

< Previous | Next >

Related Mazda Questions
THe AT light came on my 2004 Mazda 3. Shortly after that my
THe AT light came on my 2004 Mazda 3. Shortly after that my automatic transmission wouldn't downshift normally. would stay in 3rd gear until almost a complete stop. Checked fluid level and seemed ok. … read more
BOBBYSS
BOBBYSS
TECHNICIAN/ADVISOR
Associate Degree
8,343 satisfied customers
Check engine light and transmission stuck in 3rd gear. It
Check engine light and transmission stuck in 3rd gear. … read more
eauto
eauto
self employed
High School or GED
74 satisfied customers
2007 Mazda 3 2.3 (non-turbo) with 5-auto trans. CEL and AT
2007 Mazda 3 2.3 (non-turbo) with 5-auto trans. CEL and AT lights are on. Trans not shifting correctly. Erratic engine rpm ranging without touching gas pedal. 165,000 miles. Fluid changed at 75,000 wi… read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,639 satisfied customers
Mazda 6 accelerator cuts out sometimes when starting car or
Mazda 6 accelerator cuts out sometimes when starting car or taking off at lights, very dangerous and brighton mazda have not been able to solve … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
919 satisfied customers
Mazda Mazda 6: I have a 2006 Mazda 6 S Grand Sport Hatchback
I have a 2006 Mazda 6 S Grand Sport Hatchback 4D -Automatic transmission. It has 45000 miles on it today and I had purchased it from a friend a couple of years ago when the mileage was 33000. I have h… read more
BOBBYSS
BOBBYSS
TECHNICIAN/ADVISOR
Associate Degree
8,343 satisfied customers
Mazda mazda 6: Hello, I have a 2008 Mazda 6 (4 cyl automatic,
Hello, I have a 2008 Mazda 6 (4 cyl automatic, 118,000 miles) whose tranny AT light has been on for months without an issue at all. Low and behold (you know what I'm going to say) the thing went into … read more
internal88
internal88
Product Manger
Bachelor's Degree
623 satisfied customers
Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring: I have a Mazda 2008 cx-9 GT 60k.
I have a Mazda 2008 cx-9 GT 60k. The vehicle doesn't seem to downshift properly when I press the gas pedal at 50-60 mph. The gear indicator says 6 when I floor the pedal but the car accelerates slowly… read more
Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly
Mazda Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
273 satisfied customers
Mazda Mazda3: CAR: 2008 MAZDA3 Hatchback (5 door) Hi, Im
CAR: 2008 MAZDA3 Hatchback (5 door) Hi, I'm having a scary transmission problem with my Mazda. Last Wed, I came home from work with no issues at all. When I came outside Thursday Morning, the car star… read more
Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly
Mazda Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
273 satisfied customers
My 2006 Mazda 3 (2.3L) has the following 2 warning lights showing:
My 2006 Mazda 3 (2.3L) has the following 2 warning lights showing: AT (automatic transaxle) & check engine. I managed to drive it home, but the lights indicating the gears are not lit up on the dash. … read more
Drew
Drew
Super Mazda Tech.
2,188 satisfied customers
Mazda 3: Hi,I have a 2008 mazda 3 bought recently. almost
Hi, I have a 2008' mazda 3 bought recently. almost daily the lights on the transmission indicator bar either go out completely or jump to Nuetral and the light indicating the gear we are in goes out. … read more
normanahoyt
normanahoyt
Owner/technician/manager
Bachelor's Degree
367 satisfied customers
2003 Mazda 6: with 6 cyl..Driving home..shifting..warning lights
2003 Mazda 6 with 6 cyl. Driving home yesterday the AT starting shifting very clunky and hard, both upshifts and downshifts. The AT and engine warning lights both came on. This morning it is much bett… read more
Drew
Drew
Super Mazda Tech.
2,188 satisfied customers
2004 Mazda 3: AT dash light..loud noise after shifting into reverse
I have 2004 Mazda 3 and AT dash light has been coming on in the morning and go off during afternoon. It makes loud noise after shifting into reverse. The vihicle has 169000 miles on it and ATF fluid h… read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
2006 Mazda 6: 3.0L 6/speed auto transmission..hill..occasionally..rev
I have a 2006 Mazda 6 with 3.0L 6/speed auto transmission (40K miles). The transmission exhibits problems with downshifts under acceleration. When climbing a hill or accelerating enough to invoke a do… read more
mazdamaster577
mazdamaster577
Master Technician
691 satisfied customers
2004 mazda 6: the AT light comes on....the car will rev..engage..gears
I have a 2004 mazda 6 2.3 l automatic and the AT light comes on....the car will rev but not engage the gears. In checking online I got a suggestion that this may be a sensor or electrical problem. It … read more
indy-tech
indy-tech
Shop owner, technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
2008 MAZDA 6: THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION USED..3RD..HEADLIGHTS
I HAVE A 2008 MAZDA 6 AND THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION USED TO SHIFT HARD BETWEEN 3RD & 4 TH GEAR, I HAD THE FLUID CHANGED, IT DIDN'T SEEM TO CHANGE THINGS. NOW TODAY IT STOPPED SHIFTING PAST 2CND GEAR.… read more
HondaPlatinum
HondaPlatinum
High School or GED
148 satisfied customers
2003 mazda: dash board?? it only down shift to second gear and stop.
i have a 2003 mazda 6.. What does the AT means when it show up on the dash board?? it only down shift to second gear and stop.. what can i do???… read more
Drew
Drew
Super Mazda Tech.
2,188 satisfied customers
Mazda 6: dec 2007) requires an auto transmission overhaul..tranmission
Transmission query: I have just discovered that my Mazda 6 Wagon (purchased in Dec 2007) requires an auto transmission overhaul at a cost of AUD$6K. I am told by the maker that they are not interested… read more
Glenn Bradley
Glenn Bradley
Diagnostic Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18 satisfied customers
1995 Mazda Protege: Liter..revs..50mph..55mph its RPM is a little
I have a 1995 Mazda Protege 1.5 Liter engine Manual Transmission 4 Cyl It revs unusually high. It takes forever to get this thing up to 50mph. At 55mph it's RPM is a little over 5000. I didn't dare tr… read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x