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Why will it not go into reverse

Every gear will engage except reverse

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It is possible that the shift linkage has slipped or come apart but that is rather unlikely. It is more likely that the transmission has a failed internal clutch or maybe a clogged fluid path. Check to make sure the fluid level is correct and tat the fluid doesn't have a "burnt" smell. If it does then the transmission needs to be rebuilt or replaced.

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