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Transmission failure i was driving for about 30 minutes, going fine, then i turned a corner and the transmission went out. no reverse, drive, low, like i had only neutral. could this be just a plug? or a fuse?

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  • stoutsabout Jan 10, 2009

    No, it made no noise, just failed to accelerate. It doesnt even "lunge" to reverse or drive. The fluid level is normal, and it has had no previous trans. probs. thank you for your help. stoutsabout

  • stoutsabout Jan 11, 2009

    Yes the engine reves with giving gas. Also it might be important to know we changed the front brake pads just prior to the 30 minute trip in wich the tranny quit, could we have caused something jacking it up and putting it on blocks?

  • Damian Lyman May 11, 2010

    Did it make a noise when you turned the corner?



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The only thing i can think of it being is a cv joint.The cv joint goes from the tranny to the front tires.Does the engine reve up when you give it gas?

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  • Damian Lyman Jan 11, 2009

    not sure the only thing i can think of something in the tranny on the linkages broke or a cv joint broke but that would be easy to find out just have someone look under neath the veichle to see if there broke.I had a car do the samething to me didn't matter what gear you put it in and wouldn't move and it ended up being a broken cv joint



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