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2004 Honda Accord don't move when in gear.

11-30-2010, 01:08 AM
I have a 2004 Honda Accord and some times it won't move while in drive or reverse. After I drive it for awhile, every thing seems to be fine then it just won't move. If I turn the car off for about 2 minutes or so and start it back up, it would drive (move again). My transmission fluid was low and I put some in it, but to my understanding, I could've put the wrong transmission fluid in it. I was told that the 04 accord use a special kind of trans fluid. Is this true? What could be the problem. The engine light isn't on. No lights are on on the dash.

Please help.:confused:

11-30-2010, 07:22 AM
Accords use plain old ATF, unless it's a hybrid. Sounds like your trans is shot.

11-30-2010, 05:30 PM
It sounds like the wrong ATF is your problem: Hondas transmissions are very picky.

Try to do drain and refill few times with Honda ATF. It may help. Unfortunatelly a quart costs over seven dollars at dealer.

Good luck,


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