My 1999 Mercury Tracer transmission feels like it engages after 5-10 seconds when the shifter is in the Drive position and the engine is at idle, but it disengages when I attempt to accelerate. When the shifter is in manual first position it engages and drives just fine, and up shifts as I manually move the shifter to 2nd and then Drive. It will then drive fine in D position at all speeds as long as I don't come to a complete stop. If the car comes to a complete stop, I then have to go through the same process again. Reverse always works fine. This all happened after a recent fluid leak. What is wrong?
Monday, March 7th, 2011 AT 7:20 PM