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2006 Nissan Maxima Question: my maxima is hesitating to go into second gear when acclerating on the gas.

 

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ahouston, Ripley, TN, February 17, 2012, 06:15
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what should I do could it be the transmission, I took it to a mechanic and he said it was a front motor mount causing the problem is that possible?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13656 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper February 17, 2012, 06:35
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    if you have bad mounts this could cause that and several other issues

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    PLCAutoParts February 17, 2012, 06:35
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    Many of the maximas with a five speed automatic, those transmission have problems with the transmission valve body, very common problem.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 17, 2012, 11:39
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    Agree with PLC Auto they do have auto trans problems ensure trans oil level is OK and clean. Maximas also have had front engine mount failures as well, front of engine torques upward as the drive train gets "loaded".

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