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Ford taurus 1995 will not move when started

Car starts but doesn't move when put in any gear. there were no pre warning signs of a transmission problem, the fluid was full and clear. The car was driving and just stopped moving upon acceleration. It idles and makes no unusual noises.

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    I have 2004 ford taurus..went to start it put it in would not move in any gear. believe it may be something called transmission pump...someome one suggested check transmisssion fluid..then start car..let it warm up a little recheck..if it goes back down to the appro. level it may not be trans. My car is at a transmission shop right word yet...

  • maynardk Mar 16, 2009

    Guest on Mar 10 - what did the transmission shop tell you? I hope I can solve it with the sensor. I kinda think it's something simple , considering there were absolutely zero warning signs.

  • maynardk Mar 16, 2009


    Yes, I will definitely check it out.Thanks.



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I have a 2001 ford taurus and it did the same thing a while back, call the dealer and ask them for the sensor that is behind the brake pedal. It is not the transmission .. cost less that 25 bucks to fix and takes about 20 min

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  • janicegast Mar 16, 2009

    Did you call the dealer and ask them for the sensor behind the brake... I promise you it is that simple



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