Automatic Gearbox Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

An automatic gearbox (transmission) is a gearbox designed to select the appropriate gear ratio automatically with no driver input. There are many types of automatic gearbox with different characteristics but they all have the same objective, to manage the gear ratios for the driver.
3 Symptoms of Automatic Gearbox Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 55 owner submitted problems mentioning the Automatic Gearbox - see more problems .


Can a SSANGYONG KORANDO 2.0L MPV/C diesel automatic gearbox part no. 36100-34230 fit a 2014 SSANGYONG KORANDO sport 2.0...

2014 Ssangyong Korando 2.0
Posted: Dec 9, 2020
Fuel pump relay not triggering.

Car won't start. Traced to fuel pump relay not operating. Replacement relay makes no difference but removing top of rel...

2008 Skoda Octavia 1.9 tdi
Posted: Nov 6, 2020
Automatic gearbox wont engage forward drive

automatic gearbox has no forward sign on gearbox lever does not light up even in manual position .reverse,pa...

2016 Vauxhall Insignia 1.6 automatic
Posted: Oct 21, 2020
Heater fan stopped working

One day last week heater fan not working, car has been driven everyday for hte last week it has not corrected. Worked f...

2016 Peugeot 3008 GTline
Posted: Oct 14, 2020
Radio system not working

None of the radio,CD, sat nav etc are working. Don't seem to have any power to it at all. Checked fuse in glove box and ...

2009 Citroen C5 1.6 VTR+NAV HDI
Posted: Oct 2, 2020
Automatic Gearbox light comes on then won't go into 4th gear

Automatic gearbox light comes on then won't shift into 4th gear. When I turn the engine off then on the light goes off.

2018 Peugeot 2008 Allure 1.6
Posted: Sep 24, 2020
BSI reset

ECU functions not available after installing a new battery. BSI reset done with some functions now available but automat...

2009 Citroen C5 2.0 Hdi Tourer
Posted: Sep 2, 2020

When i engage the gear the car will shake and the car will not move with first speed

2012 Hyundai i10 1.1
Posted: Aug 27, 2020
Automatic gearbox can jump when pulling away . a new valve control body has been fitted .

When the gearbox is hot { stuck in a traffic jam] after many stops and starts , when i start to move forward the car cou...

2012 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7 cdti
Posted: Aug 12, 2020
Automatic gearbox

Need to change the automatic gearbox the code on my box 5S7P does that code have to match on the replacement box or can ...

2005 Ford Mondeo 2litre petrol
Posted: Jun 13, 2020
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