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Hi I'm George in Colorado :-) My 1971 Chevy 3/4 ton workhorse was fine yesterday and I towed a 2.5 ton load of sand. When I tried to pull away from the house the yesterday I couldn't. I didn't have any forward gears. I When I shift into drive, L2 and L1 I don't have any drive power. I hear the linkage move but I can only feel a whisper of power when I depress the accellerator. My reverse will work. Upon inspecting the fluids it was dark and burnt but levels were recently topped off. I've replaced fluids and the transmission filter as well as the vacume modulator and the connecting rubber hose to the vacume line and still don't have the ability to shift into drive. What do ya think?

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If reverse is working, it sounds like the transmissino needs to be replaced.

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