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Category: Transmissions
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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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My transmission is slipping and the engine is losing

Customer Question

My transmission is slipping and the engine is losing compression
JA: This is potentially serious. How long has it been going on?
Customer: It started 3 days ago
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 2012 Altima
JA: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked the fluid level. Appears ok. The engine started but the rpm goes up high quickly
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I'm here to help 365 days a year, but not every hour of the day. I try to prevent delays as much as possible. Please understand I am not there and can only advise based on what you tell me. Let's get started.

How did you verify compression loss?

Condition of the transaxle oil odor and color?