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Why won't my 99 jetta vr6 automatic transmission go in reverse under power only when i push the car it will go alittle bit

Automatic transmission reverse gear wont move the car under power i have to push the car to move it and the car will assist in gear just not engage fully why is this?

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SOURCE: car does not drive forward but works in reverse

Sad to say but your automatic transmission has bit the dust.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Reverse gear on 1988 Chevy C1500 automatic transmission

sounds like the reverse clutch is shot, pull the pan and look for allot of grey material in the pan, some is normal but a big pile is trouble, if it is not to bad change the fluid and filter and use the new DEXRON 6 fluid, it is compatable with all GM automatics, keep your fingers crossed and it should give you a little while longer before u need an overhaul..

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: automatic transmission doesn't shift into gear right away, there is a long lag before it engages

Hello There

Sounds like your transmission oil needs to be changed, when was it last changed?


Hope this helps, please don't forget to rate me.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: automatic transmission wont catch into any gear

You sould have been moore frequent on your transmission fluid changes, and you shouldn't have taken it to Jiffy Lube either. Your best bet is to drain and fill the trans fluid run it shift gears. Drain and fill again. Do this 3 times. Yeah the transmission fluid is expensive. on the last drain and fill you want to get a bottle of LUBE GUARD from NAPA or who ever sells it. put the whole 10oz bottle in. Shift Rev, 1, 2, 3, D. Neutral Rev D. If that don't work then you have bad seals.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: manual transmission reverse will not engage

trans bands are streched may be fixed

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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