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Transmission won't engage/ no drive or reverse at all

Yes, this car is old, but it's all we've got.....The car will shift into drive or reverse, but nothing happens. I located the shift cable lever on the tranny, and it's working properly.Could it be the speed sensor? If so, where is it located? Here's a bit of back story : The car would idle erraticly when stopping , then as I accelerate away the car is increasing in engine speed,
then lurches forward as the transmission engages. Is this reasonably repaired, or is toast? Thanks

Sean

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    Shift into overdrive while driving

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    shifts erratically in drive

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It's definitely cheaper to buy a trans from a wrecking yard than to have yours rebuilt. Before you do anything though. Did you make sure that the trans fluid level is full? I know this may be a stupid question, but I had to ask. The speed sensors job is to tell the speedometer how fast you're going...not related to your problem.

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