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Lost reverse gear and drive after towing across state

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You cannot tow a auto is what i was taught at college 40 yrs ago and the rule is still the same and no doubt as ity has no rear pump in the box only certain older cars had this then you effectivly run the gearbox with no oil circulating causing i wouldnt like to imagine all sorts of damage internally

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

  • frank bertel Dec 31, 2012

    had a pump but quit after half way home. still have 1st and 2nd gear. also changed filter and fluid

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    Colin Stickland Dec 31, 2012

    Sorry here but try a direct question to emmisionwiz as hes a ford mechanic in america who must deal with more autos than me as iam in europe and i will not repeat what a auto box is called here in macho iberia spain but a caja de yaya is a common one or in english its a granny box .Iam not familar with this type of box but if it has a solonoid for each gear inside then it could be a pressure problem not switching a sesor as the pressure builds up or even a vacumn pipe off .Just no idea here now ask me about a foden 12 speed splitter box or a 2 speed rubery owen diff unit ?

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