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My reverse went out on my Transmission.

I was backing down my driveway and abrupting shifting my gears back into drive and now my reverse won't work.

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The trans is an electronic type, if it is an electronic control causing the problem you should have a trouble code, have a quick test done, Kragen and others do this for free, if nothing shows then the problem may be dirty fluid or a stuck solenoid on the valve body.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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