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Battery light comes on and transmission locks into 3rd gear,

Customer Question

Battery light comes on and transmission locks into 3rd gear
JA: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?
Customer: Tested the battery, battery light turns off when I come to a stop, so at that point it tested fine
JA: What is the model/year of your Mazda?
Customer: 2003 Mazda 6 2.3L
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: All I've done is drive it to the Battery store so they could check the charging system
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: When I shift from park into reverse and drive it clunks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Ricardo Hohl replied 1 month ago.

Hi welcome to just answers my name is Ricardo. if the battery is not holding charge the transmission is not going to operate properly have you had the battery tested?