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98 Ford Explorer won't move in reverse

I have a 1998 Ford Explorer 4WD it drives really well but i can not move when in the reverse shift

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  • Dmoore20 Dec 05, 2008

    Mine just quit moving when it is put in reverse! No for warning...just quit!

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    will move when ignition off

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    My 96 awd ford explorer grinds when I put it in drive or reverse but does not move wat is da problem

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Want go in drive or reverse. fluid is good

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Sometimes it may just be the fluid level, if you have drive , drive it around the block a few times, then park it on level ground and hold the brake and go through all the gears slowley, two times. put it in park, open the hood and check the fluid level, the dip stick in the back by the fire wall, take it out and clean it, read the stick. SOME need to be checked in Nutral, if this is the case do so but be carefull that the truck has stopped moving when put in nutral!!! if it is low only put in the right fluid, and a little at a time, while it is still running DO NOT OVER FILL !!!!!!!! Also sometimes it is a SENSOR problem, and in most cases not to hard or costly to replace.

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