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Mazda wont go foward or reverse.

My 2008 Mazda 6 wont go foward or in reverse.
The engine revs when you step on the gas and the cv joints are fine. I dont know what else it could be.

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  • tawnantodd Aug 02, 2010

    Sorry the Mazda is a 2006 and no it has no transmission fluid leaks.

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If you are lucky, you are just out of transmission fluid. Add fluid to refill the transmission to the mark on the dip stick. Afterward, you need to determine where the old transmission fluid leaked out and fix the leak. If refilling the transmission does not fix the problem, you then need to look at fixing the transmission. Are you sure the shift linkage is ok?

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  • David Jewell Aug 02, 2010

    Have you checked the transmission fluid level? The engine must be running and the car must be parked on a level surface to do this correctly. Have you checked the shift linkage to make sure it has not come loose? You should be able to see the linkage move when you have an assistant move the selector inside the car (with the brake on, of course). Transmissions are not easy to repair, so you are better off leaving this to a transmission mechanic.

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