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  1. Base auto sportshift acting weird. Please help!

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    Hey, there. Few days ago, my transmission suddenly locked itself at Park. I can't move the knob anywhere unless I press the shift lock button. There was no CEL and there was no fault code when the car was diagnosed. I brought it to a wiring shop and after two days, they found out it's a wiring...
  2. Problems with sportshift on base 5AT.HELPP!!!

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi,gang.Early this year,I had a problem with my sportshift where the car automatically downshifts at times,especially while in the 3rd gear and above.My friend advised me to change the auto tranny fluid,to which I did and the problem solves. However,a few days ago,while I was driving,suddenly...
  3. RSX SportShift Mode

    General RSX Discussion
    Hi fellas, I'm kinda curious about the Base Auto RSX Sportshift mode. Last night, on 1st gear i rev the car up till pass 7000RPM and shifted to gear 2...and the car kinda jerk forward a little as i can feel it and hear a thud sound too...Any idea why? Is it possible for auto rsx to drive pass...
  4. Driving/Racing with SportShift (tiptronic)

    General RSX Discussion
    Hey. I just got my RSX base auto. It has feature of manual shifting, which gives advantage over autos. I have never driven this type of tranny before, so I'm not sure how to use it. I tried it few times and I'm kinda confused how it works. I mentioned that even when I stop with 4th gear on, it...
  5. purpose of sportshift?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    so this may be a stupid question but what's the point of sportshift? like is it just basically for your entertainment or are there actual benefits? haha just wondering cuz i never use mine..
  6. Headers & Cat Back for '02 Premium SportShift

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    Just for Show...mainly...I am driving SportShift (Auto) :p With over 130k/'s time to upgrade them much can I expect to spend (Canadian Funds)? My cousin said to get both at the same time to save on install and with Headers...go with Ceramic Coating...??? Not really sure...
  7. SportShift: [D] Transmission Flashing

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    It happened last night...normal driving...I noticed the D is Flashing I checked the Tranny Fluid...I got a Half reading...I also resetted the ECU...It was fine for the first few kilometers but it started Flashing again...!!! :noes: FYI: I have over 130k/kms...ATF has been changed Twice so...
  8. In a straight line, is it faster to leave it in D or use sportshift?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    Hey, this is my first post and I bought an 02 "premium" automatic RSX a few months ago. I've wanted one for a while but it sure isn't cheap for a student... Anyway I never planned to race such an incredibly slow car, as it's just for daily drive/commute to school and work. But a buddy of mine...
  9. another sportshift question...

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    i dont know if anyone would be able to answer this considering our cars hve only been out since 2002, which is still pretty recent. i was just wondering if anyone knows how good the reliability is for the sportshift mode in the rsx? has anyone had any problems? because all i use whenever i drive...
  10. sportshift problems

    Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    i recently installed an aem SRI. When in sportshift, when i get to around 4th gear, it wont let the rpms get above 3000 even when the pedal is to the floor. it doesnt top out at 3000 but takes a very long time to get above that. However in full automatic i have no problems at all. Could this be...
  11. Will Using The SportShift Daily Cause Damage Or Problems???

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    I have a base auto, and I was wondering if any of you guys know whether using the sportshift on a daily basis or even every other day could be damaging to the transmission. I read that if you use ss, you shouldn't downshift to slow the car down, but rather use the brakes because it adds wear to...
  12. Base Sportshift Automatic

    Turbo RSX
    Ok I've searched for Hours and not come up with any answers. I really want to turbocharge my base auto but i dont want to lose functionality of my transmission in either regular or sportshift mode. Mostly why i what to is a some more power and the sound. I dont wanta trade for a s-type or swap...
  13. Sportshift Questions

    Exterior Mods RSX
    Does anyone know of a replacement for the Silver plate for the Automatic transmission? I am looking for something different between that and a new knob to start modding my car a bit. Clooney13
  14. can anybody explain to me the benefits of sportshift?

    All Motor RSX
    can anybody explain to me the benefits of sportshift?
  15. How will a SuperCharger work on a Sportshift automatic????

    Turbo RSX
    I'm just wondering cuz i feel like more horse for my ride. I realize Jackson Racing is coming out woth a SC by late next year.....i'm just wondering how my Rsx(auto) would run with it...Wound't it be the same cuz i have kinda like a manual also...but without the clutch. Will it be as fast...