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1998 ford contour lx 2.0l. automatic transmission has reverse but no drive gears,fluid does not smell burnt,drive gear just went out, no signs of slipping at all

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Ford v6 2001 escape automatic no forward gears fluid smells burnt

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    How to fix it 1st gear is slipping how to disassemble and assemble it to the vehicle?

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    transmission needs repair or replacements

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    burnt smell in tranny,some slip in third gear,no leaks

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    My car slips out of 5th gear.It will stay in all other gears

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    My car slips out of 5th gear.It stays in all other gears'

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    I changed the fluid n filter the oil was thick n dirty dark grey with shavings.

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My 1995 ford contour will not move forward or in reverse in gear


Check your Transmission Fluid, if it has a burnt smell you are going to need a rebuild. If it is the right level and clean check to make sure that the shifter is actually shifting the transmission by watching the shift selector lever on the transmission while someone shifts the gear shift inside the car.

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I've got a 1994 GMC Sierra 1500 5.7L V8 4x4 with automatic transmission. I have replaced the transmission filter, fluid and the shift valves. Truck still doesn't want to change gears correctly. It go


It can be issue with gears or problem with transmission and needs to be rebuilt. Also get the ****** fluid checked. If it's low, then such problems occurs.


To troubleshoot these types of issues, check the actual solved problems with these types of issues.

There are solved help links provided below: -------

Click the link below and go through the details and diagrams to troubleshoot the problem: -----
2003 Lexus RX300: Transmission Fluid Burnt Brown and not Shift to reverse?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2003-lexus-rx300-transmission-fluid.html

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2007 Chrysler 300: Transmission Stuck in Park?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/2007-chrysler-300-transmission-stuck-in.html

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2000 Toyota Camry: Transmission slipping and Stuck up?


http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2000-toyota-camry-transmission-slipping.html

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1996 Toyota Corolla: Transmission Shift Interlock will not Release?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/1996-toyota-corolla-transmission-shift.html

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Lexus LS400: Transmission or Torque Converter?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/lexus-ls400-transmission-or-torque.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/cv-axle-stuck-in-transmission.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/delayed-shift-and-harsh-shifting.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/dodge-neon-wont-go-in-reverse.html

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Dodge manual transmission will not go in reverse gear?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/dodge-manual-transmission-will-not-go.html

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Gear indicator Shows "3" Instead Of "D"? http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/gear-indicator-shows-3-instead-of-d.html --------- 2006 Chrysler 300c: Shifter Stuck in Park? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/2006-chrysler-300c-shifter-stuck-in.html ---------- 1998 Ford Expedition: Will not Shift Out of Park? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/06/1998-ford-expedition-will-not-shift-out.html --------- Car will not move when in gear? http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/car-will-not-move-when-in-gear.html ----------- Mercedes-Benz transmission sticks in first gear? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/mercedes-benz-transmission-sticks-in.html ---------- Mercedes Benz not engaging in first gear? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/mercedes-benz-not-engaging-in-first.html ---------- Chrysler PT Cruiser only goes in First gear?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/11/chrysler-pt-cruiser-only-goes-in-first.html


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http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/08/car-is-stuck-in-park-and-shift-will-not.html
------- 2007 Ford Expedition: How to shift car in neutral with Dead Battery http://www.howtorepairguide.com/2012/11/2007-ford-expedition-how-to-shift-car.html -------- 2002 Nissan sentra will not go out of park mode? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/2002-nissan-sentra-will-not-go-out-of.html -------- Nissan Sentra stuck in park? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/nissan-sentra-stuck-in-park.html --------- Car will not come out of Park?

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------------ No First gear Starts In Second Gear http://www.howtobyme.blogspot.com/2012/07/no-first-gear-starts-in-second-gear.html ------- Ford Taurus won't shift from park? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/ford-taurus-wont-shift-from-park.html --------- 2006 Ford F150: Will Not Shift out Of Park? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/2006-ford-f150-will-not-shift-out-of.html -------- Car Transmission will not go into Park mode?

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---------- 1998 Chrysler Voyager: Transmission Problem? http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/06/1998-chrysler-voyager-transmission.html ------ Shift indicator directly goes to 2nd when key is turned ON?

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Thanks.

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2001 f350 v10 automatic transmission will not engage gears


Hi Brent,

No gears at all is not a good sign. About the only things that can cause all the gears to go out at the same time is either the transmission has a severe fluid leak and there is no fluid left to engage the clutches or you have something broken like an input shaft.

If your truck is a 4X4 make sure there is not something silly like the transfer case being in neutral.

Otherwise, check your fluid level. If it is really low, then you need to find out why. If it is not low, look at the color of the fluid and smell the fluid. Good fluid should be pink or red. Bad fluid will be dark brown and will have a burnt smell to it.

If the fluid looks and smells bad, then it is probably time for a transmission overhaul.

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2003 Ford Taurus--about 1 week ago heard noise under hood but car continued to drive okay. Then, I went to go to work, it cranks fine but when I shift into a gear, car does not move. Looked at belt under...


You say transmission fluid levels are good. Is it a nice red or pink color or is it an orange, brown to black color. Does the vehicle actually shift into gear, the linkage from the gear shift from park to drive or reverse maybe be unhooked you can check that out also. Does the trans fluid smell burnt, should be kind of a sweet smell. Good Luck

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I have a 1998 Oldsmobile intrigue (automatic). The car drives fine in reverse, however when I put it in drive, the car does not move. You have to rev the motor up real high for it to move an inch. Any...


The transmission is nearly dry. Add some transmission fluid! Automatic transmissions require oil pressure for the car to move, and if you don't have enough oil in it, it won't build up enough pressure to move the car

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What will make a 1995 ford contour transmission feels like it went into a lower gear and sometimes the rpms will tac up once it catches you will hear a noise like a belt slips then the car will ****...


It seems like your transmission bands are slipping, it may be time for a transmission overhaul or you coiuld be low on fluid. Check your transmission fluid, if it is a pinkish color it is clean, if it is a dark red or black color and if you smell it it, it smells burnt you may have some damage to your transmission.

Jun 03, 2010 | 1995 Ford Contour

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No reverse / in all gears wants to go forward / no reverse . this is 1989 ford contour/automatic


CHECK THE CABLE FOR THE SELECTOR (GEAR SHIFT) IT MAY BE THE PROBLEM..IF NOT MAYBE TRANSMISSION IS FAULTY

Mar 14, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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Reverse went out on i can hear it in the transmission but it will not go in to gear what could be wrong with it


If it's an automatic transmission check your fluid with the car running in park, if it isn't low on fluid the transmission filter might need to be replaced.
Id the transmission fluid has a burned smell to it you have worse problems possibly burned clutches which requires replacing the transmission or a rebuild

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TRANSMISSION COMES OUT OF DRIVE WHEN I STOP THE CAR


Start with a complete flush of the trany and torque converter, and a filter replace. That should fix the problem, but the Taurus has a bad reputation for trany's going out frequently.

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