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Old 08-12-2011, 09:42 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

Hey guys so my sister is taking her driving test next month and I had the honor of teaching her how to park...

So anyway, I've always had this thought that going from reverse to drive constantly too much would somehow harm transmission. Well after teaching her how to park for 15min constantly going from reverse to drive and vice versa, i heard a clunking sound. The first time I heard it, I shook it off. But then 5min later I heard it again as she was changing to drive...at that point I told her to get out of the car and drove home.

I guess my question is, is there something I should be worried about my transmission now? Can changing "gears" (or whatever the term is used for AT) too much in short periods of time harm the car? I'm thinking I need to get the car checked tomorrow as a precaution...what do you guys think?
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I would check your mounts.
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Default Re: Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

Originally Posted by 1hawaii50 View Post
I would check your mounts.
That's what I was thinking - maybe motor mounts.
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Default Re: Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

i'm still new to working on the body of the car. are there pictures as to where the motor mounts are on the sight or is it universal on cars?
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Default Re: Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

There is nothing universal on our cars,

http://www.courtesyparts.com/maxima-...2670_2675.html
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There is nothing universal on our cars,

http://www.courtesyparts.com/maxima-...2670_2675.html
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Default Re: Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

make sure your sister comes to a complete stop, waits a second or two with her foot on the brake, then puts it in drive.
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Default Re: Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

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make sure your sister comes to a complete stop, waits a second or two with her foot on the brake, then puts it in drive.
i drove today and didn't hear anything so i'm leaving off checking it out till i do an oil change and all that jazz later on in the month. would it harm the car changing gears without going to a complete stop? she tends to do that a lot and i have complained to her about that. maybe i shouldn't let her drive anymore lol
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Default Re: Clanking Noise When Going From R to D

Yes thats very very bad for your transmission rolling into a gear. you will lose that gear that way. Check mounts for sure
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Open the hood and have her throw it in reverse and back to drive. If you see the engine jerk then its a mount. Some movement is normal but should be smooth.

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Open the hood and have her throw it in reverse and back to drive. If you see the engine jerk then its a mount. Some movement is normal but should be smooth.

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with the FOOT ON THE BRAKE ( AND E-BRAKE ON )

Then go Thru R and D with the FOOT ON THE BRAKE , and you visually watch the engine rock back and fourth, if it does, bad rear and front mount.
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