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1977 Mercury W/ C-4 Trans. 351W engine, No forward gears

So far tried tightening bands, they were very loose. Pulled pan cleaned valve body and filter drained fluid. Everything was filthy, I don't know how anything was getting through the filter, and the fluid smelled slightly burnt. Going to try the low-reverse servo next, then the modulator valve. Doesn't even kick in at the D,2, or 1 positions, it's just like putting it in neutral. Any help or advice would be appreciated. Thank You. Greg Johnson

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Greg, Sounds like you have covered everything.
If tightening the bands didn't work then sounds like the clutches have given out.
Time for a rebuild.
Good Luck

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