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1995 silhouette will start but won't go in gear at all, I tried all gears it just won't move

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    Jeff Turcotte Aug 23, 2010

    Have you checked trans fluid level?

  • n4sons Aug 23, 2010

    I checked the fluid and decided to just change the filter and the fluid. It just turns on and sounds fine, when i put in drive it locks the doors like if nothing is wrong then it just wont move.


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Try putting foot on brake before putting into gear.

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If the fluid level is correct and it will not go into gear, you need a mechanic. Have the car towed to a transmission shop. It is possible that your flexplate has sheared loose from the engine and your transmission is OK (caused by shifting into gear at high revs). Worse case, you need your transmission rebuilt.
Sorry, but this could be expensive.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

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Check Automatic transaxle fluid.

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Check your transmission fluid level. If it is low, you probably have a leak that needs to be repaired. Otherwise, it sounds like transmission overhaul time to me.

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