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1999 taurus tranmission won't go in gear - Taurus Ford Cars & Trucks

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  • leanpbw54 Sep 30, 2009

    I've change the fluid fliter and still won't move do the PCM have something to do with the movement

  • leanpbw54 Oct 03, 2009

    I change the filter and fluid

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There's a Transmission Range (TR) Sensor on top of the transaxle housing, attached by linkage and cable to the gear selector. There is also a metal shaft that runs down the stearing column that often breaks Check the linkage and cable to see if they are broken

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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Check to see if your linkage is working properly. If the linkage is all in tact, you could have a clogged filter/screen. To fix this, the tranny will need to be drained, the screen cleaned, and the fluid replaced. If this doesn't take care of the problem, a more serious condition exists and will likely need to be diagnosed by a transmission shop...could be several possible problems. Hint, usually, if your screen is clogged, the condition tends to improve once your engine has warmed up a bit.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

  • Hal Hallman Sep 30, 2009

    The PCM is not the problem if you are not moving at all. Ususally that module gets input for traction control or all wheel drive applications. Your problem could be any of a number of problems since you have indicated that the filter is not the issue. You may not be pumping fluid, you could have a valve body problem. Unfortunately, in either case, someone who is versed in tranny repair will have to do the proceedure. Sorry I don't have better news. I can't talk you thru a transmission rebuild. Good Luck.

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