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Reverse and forward gears all act like neutral

I was driving down the freeway and the car acted like it was in neutral. According to the mechanic no codes showed up on the computer. Mechanic says I need a new trans. No previous shifting problems. I am a having a hard time beliveing it is mechanical; I keep looking for a computer or electrical problem. (120,000 miles)

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  • twome Jan 19, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Now I can't even get it to go into gear to drive. It must be a transmission problem of some type. Someone please help!

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You have all of the classic symptoms of transmission failure.

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