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2004 Envoy, Transmission, Reverse in the cold.

Just one Christmas morning my Envoy wasn't plugged in and I tried to back up and the transmission wouldn't go into reverse. After a couple minutes sitting there it went into reverse fine. Then the same thing happened tonight after my vehicle sat in the cold all day -25C. Once it is warm it goes into gear fine. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Have you changed the filter and fluid lately. Check your service manual to see how often that needs to be done.

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i had to put a new trans in my 2000 jimmy about a year ago there is something inside called a "reverse hub" its made from aluminum and not very hard to break..when mine broke i was stuck trying to move in reverse and it heard a pop then a winding down noise and sure enough its the reverse hub to fix it i just had the trans rebuilt

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Just like when you have a loss of 4x4 drives, it is a drive sensor and elevator problem. It seems like everyone of the major types of fixes like this are 600.00 at the dearlership,, takes about 2 or 3 hours,, but vehicle will run like new afterward. I dont think this is a do it yourself type of a project.

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when gm transmissions start to fail generally the reverse gear is the first to display will probably need to have it rebuilt or replaced.......sorry :(
hope this helps.....good luck!

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the reverse clutch has failed in the transmission, this will require the trans be torn down for repair.

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