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Transmission Buick riviera 1990

Car suddenly stopped will not engage into drive replaced vaccum modulator still nothing it acts like it wants to go then stops noticed that the sensor next to modulator is real loose could this be the problem and is it an easy fix?

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Time for a rebuild, or used trans.

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