Auto Gearbox prob

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My Nissan Serena wont move when I start the car and put the gear to 'D'. I put on '2'...then only can move. After drive a few hundred metres, then only the 'D' can move the car.

Then when I put it to 'N'...and then put to 'D'...it will take 3 seconds b4 the car moves.

Why?
 

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how long ago was the atf changed? i wud look at the linkages, and then the valve body
 

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My Nissan Serena wont move when I start the car and put the gear to 'D'. I put on '2'...then only can move. After drive a few hundred metres, then only the 'D' can move the car.

Then when I put it to 'N'...and then put to 'D'...it will take 3 seconds b4 the car moves.

Why?
Usually if it takes 3 seconds to get into "D" its a body valve problem. But try changing the ATF and filter first like xtremeleo said. Before to change the ATF&filter, it could also be because of the AT selector switch needs to be changed on the gearbox. When in N then you put D it takes 3 sec to engage. Then you try N and straight engage 2 and it take 3 secs then its not the AT selector switch. If from N to 2 it engages straight away like normal then its an AT switch problem.
 

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Usually if it takes 3 seconds to get into "D" its a body valve problem. But try changing the ATF and filter first like xtremeleo said. Before to change the ATF&filter, it could also be because of the AT selector switch needs to be changed on the gearbox. When in N then you put D it takes 3 sec to engage. Then you try N and straight engage 2 and it take 3 secs then its not the AT selector switch. If from N to 2 it engages straight away like normal then its an AT switch problem.

Where is this At switch located?

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I have flushed the ATF...put in the new ATF Filter, new Gasket and nw ATF Fluid. The D still hesitates...but it took lesser time now to engage....but still....I hoped that it will be as fast as when I shifted from N to 2.
 

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yr torque converter is weak already...so the response kinda slow...try change ATF fluid n the AT filter for now and see if it felt better...usually it will felt better as u mentioned earlier....but once the oil gets dirty, it will delay again in engaging gear....
its time to recond the gb or change to a used unit from chopshop....if the problem still there, very soon u will not move even u engage to D or 2 or even L......anyway just my opinion...
 

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flushing the old atf out completely may help, my fren has done dis before in a wira 1.6. the thing is, its not cheap to perform, hence y i didnt suggested it earlier