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Car doesn't move in reverse or neutral.

I just had the head gaskets replaced in my '92 Ford Taurus. Now...2 weeks later....when I put my car in the reverse gear...I moved back maybe 2 feet. Then my neutral gear won't let me roll back. My brother in-law said that it could be the screen is letting bits of metal from the gears pass. I am a 49 year young woman....who doesn't want to be taken advantage of by a fly by night outfit. Ya know? I would at least like to be a little knowledgable before going to a local mechanic. I would sooo appreciate any advice you could offer. Thank you in advance.

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  • memaw012003 May 27, 2009

    Thank you ....I will try this and will see if it solves the problem. Will come back here and let ya know...... :)

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It may be in the linkage that runs from the gear shifter to the gearbox, could be a simple thing, if you have someone under the car while you try to move the gears you may be able to pinpoint the problem.
Make sure the wheels are chocked and the engine is off before letting someone under the car.
I would not think the fine screen inside the gearbox would allow a big enough piece of metal to pass into the valve body etc to cause this problem.
hope this has helped

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