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Chopjohnsuey
Chopjo ... 4/1/2012
1992 Honda Accord EX 4Cyl2.2L - Engine
Why does my 1992 Honda accord feel like it wants to cut out?
2 nights ago my Honda started doing this jerking motion and the dash lights started flickering. The car feels like it wants to turn off while driving and luckily I made it home before it did. Also the click noise that is made when the brake is pressed to switch gears keeps clicking even when my foot isn't on the brake. Anyone have any thoughts on what it could be? It would be very much appreciated. :)
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  • EG9 K20A3
    EG9 K20A3 4/2/2012
    But if its acting like it wants to die, then the torque converter is having a hard time kicking out. If you leave it, it will eventually stick and actually die at the stop sign. Take it to a mechanic and see if your transmission needs flushed. A good sign it does is your transmission fluid will be dirty and smell funny.
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    EG9 K20A3
    Chopjohnsuey 4/2/2012
    I've noticed there has been kind of a burning smell coming from under the hood. Would this have something to do with why the dash lights have been flickering? And How much does it usually cost to have the transmission flushed if you know? Thank you for responding also :)
  • EG9 K20A3
    EG9 K20A3 4/4/2012
    I've noticed there has been kind of a burning smell coming from under the hood. Would this have something to do with why the dash lights have been flickering? - Yeah probably, anything that smells burnt is not something to ignore, im online chief, i will unable to locate it. What i can help you with though is when you find the source, i can help you DIY it.

    I would say somewhere between $30.00- to upwards of $115.00. Some vehicles require special fluid, such as the chrysler a604 automatic transmission, the use of other than specified fluid in some units may very well cause partial to full transmission failure. In short, use caution in choosing who you use to perform this task. hope this helps.
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