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Hello there!

I own a 2010 Mazda 3 with 110K miles. It's the 5 speed 2.0 version.

My Mazda 3 has started giving me some transmission issues. No error code. But here is what is happening.

1) Putting in reverse started not working. I have to try multiple times to succeed.

2) I added some fluid and after that it started working fine.

3) I came back after a 2 weeks trip and the issue restarted so I thought it was a leak. I added some fluid. Then I checked and it is OVERFILLED.

4) Now if you put in REVERSE or PARKING it does not engage.

5) I did figure out a trick: If after you put in R or P you push the lever UP like an eighth of an inch you hear a click and the transmission engages correctly.


Can I keep doing #5?
Do you think if I flush all the fluid and put new fluid it could help? And what fluid would you recommend?
If not what else could I do?

Thank you in advance!!
 
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