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Transmission I have a 96 legacy lsi with the 2.5. yesterday i hit a trailer hitch in the road and it caused some dammage to the tranny pan. i took off the pan and had the pan replaced, but after reinstalling the pan and adding tranny fluid my car still wont go any ideas? its like the transmission in shot. yet i pulled over as soon as i hit and shut down the car

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Most of these are eletronic transmissions be sure to check the wire connections and look for nicks or cuts in the wires which would prevent the trans from going into gear

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