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When I put my Trailblazer in reverse it whines, but will not move. It will go in forward, just not reverse. If its a transmission problem, can I fix it myself? I usually do all my own work to my autos, but never did a transmission.

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  • Handy Jorge Nov 29, 2008

    My 2002 4WD trailblazer shifts through all gears except reverse. It squeels when I shift to reverse but it doesn't move. Am I screwed or might there be an easier (less expensive) solution than a replacement transmission?


  • jshdinger Jan 13, 2009

    I have same problem but mine is on a 2003 trailblazer....NEED HELP!!!!


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Have you checked your fluid level in your transmission when it is warmed up? Sometimes if they get low they will act up in this way.If it is low top it up,and see if that helps also if low never drive it if you do not need to this could severly damage the transmission and cause you more problems

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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I had the same problem,all forward gears worked well but when in reverse you had to press on gas ,as if it was in hand brake,Today I changed the filter and oil,it is working fine now.

Posted on Oct 23, 2012

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    I had the same problem,all forward gears worked well but when in reverse you had to press on gas ,as if it was in hand brake,Today I changed the filter and oil,it is working fine now.


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Pull the pan off and check to see if the filter has slipped off ,,fixxed mine

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