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Reverse gear on 1988 Chevy C1500 automatic transmission

I have a 1988 Chevy C1500 pickup and the reverse gear is slow to engage and rumbles when it finally does.

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It has a bad Low/Reverse Clutch or a bad Reverse Input Clutch, Either way it will need rebuilt to fix.

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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..

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