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1994 probe goes into gear then pops out & wont go into gear

1994 probe was stuck in snow was rocking it back & forth to get it free
now it poped out of gear & would not move. I went back later & started it up & I herd a whining noise. I put it in reverse and it backed up. put it in
drive & drove it 2 blocks it shifted into all gears so I shut it off and then
I started it again & nothing happend when I put into any of the shift posisions.the next day we started it and it went into reverse & drive and moved it a little .then we put into park. then we put it in gear and nothing happend no gears in any possision.

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If the car is in good enough condition you might could save it. You really cannot tell until the trans is disassembled you probably broke a set of teeth (for lack of a better word) in the center of the torque converter which turn the pump for the trans it might mess the main shaft up to but probably not if you did not gas it when it broke. that's what I think it is. there are a couple of other possibilities like valve or pressure ball in the valve body or a seal in one of the clutch packs but I don't think so . I would not try to crank it any more at all though because it could do more damage. IF the car is not in above average condition I would not advise to repair but if it gets good gas mileage like mine and its in GOOD condition then I would price a used trans. a torque converter, pump seal and filter kit. that way you can see which way is more cost effective

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    Robert Dietrich Aug 16, 2011

    i am having the same problem. except, most of the time, when i put it in gear, it seems like the trans shifts into gear bc the motor runs at a lower rpm's. but the car dont move. there is a whining sound.


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I think you fried the transmission

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