How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Chris (aka- Moose) Your Own Question
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose), Technician
Category: Transmissions
Satisfied Customers: 1764
Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
Type Your Transmissions Question Here...
Chris (aka- Moose) is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

It will sometimes not shift into drive when you first get

Customer Question

It will sometimes not shift into drive when you first get into it.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: no leaking, fluid level is full, its a 2002 Montero
JA: Are you fixing your Montero yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Its my cousin's, my code reader is at work but I think it needs a linkage adjustment
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats it
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Jake replied 2 months ago.
Hey there, are you indicating that the shifter wont physically go to drive? or that you shift to drive, but the transmission wont shift?