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Hey, new to the forum. I have an 06 AWD pilot (obviously) has 256k on her. Driving to work the other day and the car just stopped maintaining speed. RPMs just shot up but no acceleration, like being in neutral. Pulled over, cooled of for a few minutes and then it moved again but promptly did it again as soon as fluid was remotely warm. Had the car towed and again moves when cold but as soon as it's warm nothing. Any ideas? Torque converter? Tranny? Sensors?
 

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If you have a check engine light, need to scan for the codes. This will help determine how best to proceed. Post codes here.
Have you checked the ATF level? Has the ATF been changed (fluid color on white rag)? If so, what fluid was used?
 

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It could just be a Honda transmission with 256k miles on it. These transmissions aren't exactly the most robust.
You can try some drain and fills, but usually when a transmission slips like that, it's dead.
It is a 15 year old car so it's up to you to determine if it's worth it to put a bunch of money into a transmission rebuild/replacement.
 

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Yup, that sounds like a worn out transmission unless the fluid changes haven’t taken place and fluid is shot.
 

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With the 1st gen model there was also the problem with a mixing of an ATF and antifreeze/coolant leak due to corrosion. The corrosion allowed the antifreeze to seep into the transmission fluid. Never a good thing. Maybe others can shed more light on the this particular problem, if it's related?
 
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