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Transmisson question transmission not shifting! 97 Ford Taurus GL, car parked, starts up but no forward or revs ! just park checked fluid and cable to trans ok any idea.

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Front pump may have gone bad. Check the transmission fluid level when the engine is not running, then check it again with the engine running. If the level stayed the same, the transmission pump may not be working which is causing your problem. Good luck and keep me posted. The other thing to that may have happened is the trans axle may have broke in the transmission causing the no forward or revers. Good luck and hope this helps. 

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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How about a trans filter change? That works when things like this happen.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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When i start my car and go to put it in gear it wont move.


When you say rocky spot, what do you mean? If you mean there were rocks in the roadway, you could have put a small hole in the transmission pan which leaked all the fluid out of it. First thing I would do is check the fluid level on the transmission dipstick and look for leaks on the ground under the car.

May 01, 2015 | 2002 Ford Taurus

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I have a 01 ford taurus whit p0705 transmission code and i have no idea what this mean


Code P0705 - Transmisson Range Sensor Circuit (PRNDL Input)
The transmission range switch detects the selector lever position and sends a signal to the TCM.

The park/neutral position (PNP) switch includes a transmission range switch. The transmission range switch detects the selector lever position when the shift lever is in the N or P shift position and sends a signal to the Transmission Control Module (TCM).

Symptoms
- Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)

Possible causes
- Open or short park/neutral position switch circuit
- Poor park/neutral position switch circuit connection
- Misadjusted park/neutral position switch
- Park/neutral position switch may be faulty

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Mar 16, 2011 | 2001 Ford Taurus

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Have you checked the fluid level with the engine running ,and the vehicle in park?If the fluid level is fine,then have the transmission fluid changed,and filter.If this was at all helpful,please rate,thank you.

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Steering gets hard,radio goes off,revs up problem comes and goes. is it brain 97 tarus gl 3.0


On the surface I would say this could be a failing multi-function switch. This can cause a host of rather troublesome problems come and go. Including radio that only works in park or neutral and so on. This can also make the transmission shift strangely.

In Ford garages it is referred to as the "Multi-Malfunction switch" as they can cause a host of possessed phantom problems that seem unrelated and are otherwise impossible to chase down and diagnose.

This switch is located on the top of the transmission on the driver side. Look for a large switch where the shift cable meets the transmission. This switch will have a host of wires running to it in one large plug. This should prove to be a rather simple change out. If memory serves me right there is 1 nut for the shifter cable and 2 bolts that hold the switch in place.

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check your transmission fluid level first.Do you feel a thug movement while shifting from park to drive?or from park to reverse?if none of these your transmission needs to be check

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most likely a stripped out torque converter or a broken pump shaft. common on the taurus. transmission has to come out to repair.

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96 taurus wagon goes to neutral when vehicle comes to full stop.


That would be your neutral park switch is bad or broken. If the shifter linkage is not aligned with the neutral park switch it will not work properly. Located on drivers side on top of Trans.

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