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1996 pontiac sunfire SE transmission

My car will move 3metres when i drive then it locks up and wont move, same as when in reverse .....when in N it locks up it will not allow me to push it fluid is not discoloured or burnt it is regular but it is fairly high in level ,.....what could this be any suggestions? PLEASE HELP;)

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  • brandon Nov 10, 2008

    the shifter locked up on me when i tried to put in in N it did that once then it allowed me to go freely through all gears my car is automatic 3 speed i am only assuming i dont need to replace or rebuild trany but if i do i do i guesss. i was just wondering roughlyy what uu think it would cost me to replace broken cable(s) and what it roughly cost for new shifter? thank u for teying i really appreciate it;)

  • brandon Nov 12, 2008

    it was my palnetary gear that broke



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Well It's one of three things and with out seeing it it's totally a guess. it's either the shifter in the car Doubt ful or one of the 2 cables broke possible or something on or in the transmission broke. I'm really can't help you more than that. If you can physically make the shifter do through the "tree" pattern then I would say it's not the shifter it's self then it would have to be one of the other to things. If the shifter is binding it's either a cable or in the transmission

Good luck...

Posted on Nov 10, 2008


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