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My car is a 2005 nissan max, after an hour or so the trenny

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my car is a 2005 nissan max, after an hour or so the trenny kicks hard, and the engine accelerates fast, is that part of the catalytic converter?
JA: Has the vehicle been "scoped out"?
Customer: it has been scoped out 2/3 times by the dealership, they can't seem to find the problem
JA: What is the model of your '05 Nissan?
Customer: maxima 3.5
JA: Are you fixing your Maxima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no I'm looking to get it fixed
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: the tranny has been flushed, and the mechanic pointed out that there is really thick gook like substance from part of the tranny
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  mike switzer replied 11 months ago.

the catalytic convertor is part of the exhaust system. when the transmission shifts hard do you know what gears. say starting from a light from 1-2 or more inthe higher gears like 3-4