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Automatic transmission I cnt seem to get reverse gear,i mean the gearshift goes into reverse but it doesnt seem to kick in.....even when i try and accellerate the car doesnt reverse,also the car hesitates when i accellerate when its in drive.......what could be the problem?Also my anti-lock light stays on on my instrument cluster....?

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  • mrock1977 Jan 18, 2009

    Thankyou for youre response....Im sure you dnt uderstand my problem.....The gear shifts into reverse,bt it wnt move back when i apply the gas......also it hesitates when im wanting to go forward....isnt there a diagnose for the problem i have,bsides replacing my transmission,also cnt you perhaps give me a more definative answer to my problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Currently, Gear of the transmission is not moving automatically. It come from Parking position to reverse position by pushing down most probably, lock system of transmission close to the Transmission rode. Then gear change from Partking to reverse and reverse into drive automatically. When I stop, my car and gear rode don't move from Drive position to Parking position without pushing again the lock system close transmission rode inside the car. All lights inside the car are also off while head lights & break light working perfectly. I think, most probably the problem is due to its fuse which may be breakdown. Or other reason, I don't know. Can you advise me?

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Im pretty sure your transmission is going out on the car.you say it wont move in reverse and has hesitation going forward...id say start looking for another transmission or another car

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  • Ronnie Houston Jan 18, 2009

    i do understand the problem you are stating.it will go into reverse but it wont move in reverse,,also hesitates when you go forward.id say the clutches in the transmission are going bad. the one for the reverse is gone and if you keep driving the car in that condition it will sooner or later leave you stranded.

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