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Transmission

Can you mess up the transmission by going over a puddle, is because it’s not going over 20 mph.

Usually not, unless you buried it in water and it gets inside the vent. Was it a big puddle??? Its probably an engine issue.

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You’d have to drive through some very deep water to damage a transmission. What type of car is this?

My idea of a puddle is no more than an inch deep. How deep was your puddle?

You might want to tell us the whole story, but cause I don’t think you really asked the real question. Give us the whole story and does the other person have a different version of that story???