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Had the 98 lesabre transmission rebuilt a couple of years ago. now the car will move in reverse and low1 drive forward only. the front end linkage will move from where i'm able to see it but not i,m not knowlregable about trannies. any suggestions? out of work and this is my wifes way to work so i need inexpensive as possible help. STEVE

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The valve assembly or the pressure pump have failed. There is no inexpensive fix for that - the transmission must be taken out and dismantled to access the pump and the valves and test them. Replacing the broken part will cost you between $100 and $500 , depending on the extent of the damage and where you get your components.
For you, since you don't have enough experience, the best option is to get a replacement gearbox from a breakers yard - haggle for the lowest price possible - and replace it youself.

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