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Auto g/box broken

The car ran out of fuel. Had it towed, by picking up the rear end and towing it in neutral. Now the car won, t go into any gear, and will not even be pushed in neutral. Is this auto box stuffed??

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  • 1q2w3eas Jun 20, 2008

    What an expensive mistake.
    The bloody tow-in vehicle guy should have known better!!
    The gearbox is stuffed and the quote is half of what I paid for the vehicle 3 months ago.


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Hi,

Am afraid that it is so. To my knowledge, most 2000 Volvo S40 are front wheel drive while a number are all wheel drive. Either of which would have a serious transmission problem when towed by the rear end up.

Sorry.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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