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1992 saturn sl2 transmission problems

Where can i get my transmission in my 1992 saturn sl2 rebuilt at?
or who can i get one from.
i need an automatic tranny that works.
i have no reverse in my transmission do you know how i can fix it my self?

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You can try to do the reverse slam fix, which is easy to do:
Reverse slam fix

If it doesn't work, your valve body is probably bad, here is how to swap it, in case you are up for the challenge:
Swapping a valve body on a saturn TAAT trans.

An other possibility is your mainshaft nut could be loose, I don't have an article up for it yet, but it's comming.
An other possibility is that you have a bad VSS (or Vehicle Speed Sensor).
In any case, your transmission is probably OK, the valve body is accessible from the top of your transmission, right under the battery tray.

Alex

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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    Alex J. Aug 23, 2009

    No reverse is most of the time a valve body issue, shops will try to charge for a transmission swap, when they only need to remove the valve body right under the battery.

    Click on these links for more info:

    Reverse slam fix

    Valve body swap



    Let me know what happens

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