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Transmission slipping

The transmission slipping refers to a situation where a gear becomes disengaged when it is not supposed to. The result will be a loss of acceleration or speed as the engine is no longer driving the wheels. The gear may reengage, causing only a momentary slip.

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Engine Revs, but Vehicle Slows

When the transmission gear slips, the engine no longer faces the resistance of turning the driveshaft. The engine will speed up as a result of the reduction in resistance and maintenance of fuel. The drive wheels will be disconnected from the engine, causing the vehicle to coast under its momentum.

This article was last edited on November 13th, 2010 at 6:54 PM
Category: Transmission and Clutch