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WHY DOES MY CAR DRIVE FOR ABOUT A HALF A MILE BUT THEN THE TRANSMISSION ACTS LIKE ITS IN NEUTRAL..BUT IF I SHUT IT OFF FOR A FEW MINUTES IT WILL DRIVE

1997 Mazda 626 • 204,000 miles

Why does my car drive for about a half a mile but then the transmission acts like its in neutral. But if I shut it off for a few minutes it will drive again?
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Cowboysrba
August 31, 2012.




Is the Check Engine Light indicating or the O/D ( HOold) light flashing?

Have you checked the transmission fluid level and condition?

KHLow2008
Aug 31, 2012.


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