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1999 ford taurus automatic wont go into any gear -engine is fine

Starts and runs fine but wont go into reverse or any forward gear. is this the speed sensor also or other common problem or should i delve elsewhere??????

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  • dealrichard Jan 02, 2009

    The car just stopped pulling. I want to pull the trans. myself. Ihave all toolls& Im a good Mech> Nevr pulled a front-drive tran. what is the proced?

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    why do you ask that? cause mine smells burnt and I pulled the transmission pan and put a new filter and fluid. And I even put a different tr sensor and Im so bumed it still dosent go. help Mr. Wizard, I need a car.

  • handyman64 Mar 07, 2009

    My car quit after my daughter parked in the driveway. It does not even try to move in any gear. I checked the oil level with engine off, and with engine running and the level does not change. Does not seem to be pumping any fluid. Is there something external that can keep transmission from pumping? Or is there something common that occurs. Up until it quit, there was no indication of trans problems, sluggish shifting, etc.

  • cook-tim Apr 19, 2009

    put in to drive nothing there,put back in park then back to drive then its there ???

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    my 93 ranger ranger 3.0 v6 5 speed. when putting into any gear as I let off the clutch it just sounds like metal scarping an it wont move forward or reverse. it doesn't make any noise when in 4th though but it still wont go.



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Just a couple of things to check if you haven't compare the smell and apearance of the tranmission oil to so new, if it looks dark and smell burned you probably have a bad transmision, clutches or burned up. Does it whine or make any noise? a stopped up filter will do this. also is it full when warm on the dip tick runniing in park?

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