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1993 FORD CROWN VICTORIA has no reverse gear when engine warm.

When the car starts up cold, the transmission connects to reverse gear
easily. When warmed up, there is slippage and the car sounds like it
is in neutral when I put it in revers. It is not good to have no ability to
back up when on the road. Okay in cold starts; not good after driving for awhile. Is there a friction band in the reverse gear that can be
replaced? Or do I have to replace the whole transmission?

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  • parkman362 Jan 22, 2009

    I realize it needs repair. Since I have seen the component at a

    repair shop, I wanted to know what kind of repair I am likely to need. If is just a repair, is it minor or is it major. If it is major,

    is a replacment transmission needed?

    Thanks for trying.



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Have you tried the park neutral switch could be out of wacky or defective this switch does more the starter control on an aode transmission it tells the the mcu what drive it's in and activates the proper drive solenoid for reverse as well as the forward gears

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  • Andy Lindsay Jan 23, 2014

    Have you tried the park neutral switch could be out of wacky or defective this switch does more the starter control on an aode transmission it tells the the mcu what drive it's in and activates the proper drive solenoid for reverse as well as the forward gears


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No band for reverse,sounds like you have a trans. in need of repair.

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  • Kelley Duncan Jan 22, 2009

    You will need a complete rebuild.



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