car wont take off in D. I must put it in S then shift to S3 then s4. no overdri on 1991 Acura Integra

when i try to shift in D at 50 mph it doesnt shift. car is fine for first 30 miles. then has this problem

by in Scottsdale, AZ on September 01, 2011
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1 answer
ANSWER by , September 01, 2011
It's a simple transmission, try getting the oil hot, drain it and use Honda ATF-Z1, check the level of oil with the engine off (unlike most other cars) if problem persists it's most likely a failing transmission.