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2000 ford windstarLX tranmission failure

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no it made no noise, just failed to accelerate further. i checked the fluid level, it was normal . park keeps it securely in park, but putting it in rev, drv, 1, or 2 ( overdrive on and off) it gives no response, i was expecting at least a "lunge" or some indication i was switching gears, but it's like it's all neutral. i had a friend watch as i changed gears for the linkage to move and they said the linkage is moving.
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The linkage inside the tranny might have boke.Take the linkafe off on the outside of the tranny and see if it turns easy or hard if it turns easy something inside the tranny broke

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