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Car is hard to shift

If your vehicle is hard to shift My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your vehicle is hard to shift its often as a result of a:

  • Transmission Fluid Leak
  • Failing Transmission Solenoids
  • Dirty or Contaminated Transmission Fluid
  • Failing Transmission
  • Bad Shifter Cable
  • Worn Out Clutch

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Fuel Injector Replacement

In order to get the right amount of fuel into your engine, your engine computer uses fuel injectors. These injectors are used to spray the exact right amount of fuel into the combustion chamber. They give the engine way more ability to be economical and efficient than old carburettors did.

Exhaust Manifold Gasket Replacement

You don't want your engine's exhaust pouring into your car. The exhaust manifold connects to your exhaust pipe, carrying gases towards the muffler until they exit via the tailpipe. It is the main gasket that seals and pressurises the entire exhaust system. Gaskets are used to seal gaps between two different surfaces. The surface where the exhaust manifold meets the engines parts must be sealed - this is what the Exhaust Manifold Gasket does.

Coolant Level Sensor Replacement

If you aren’t super mechanically minded, you probably don’t check your coolant that often. Lucky for you, your coolant level sensor does that for you. If it fails, you won’t be reminded to top off your coolant. If you forget to do that, you can overheat your engine and that can lead to a bunch of issues down the track.

Oil Pan/ Sump Gasket Replacement

Have you ever cleaned your garage, only to find pesky oil stains on your floor the next day? This is usually the fault of the gaskets in your engine. Your sump holds nearly all of your oil in the engine when your car is off. If your sump gasket is playing up then more often than not, it can lead to annoying leaks that can sometimes lead to more issues.

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