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1995 buick lesabre transmission problem or not?

My car revs in each gear, but you can feel it catch each time you move it from P,R,N,D and so on but will not move, replaced the transmission filter and still the same problem any ideas,or help would be great.

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  • kdfenton Feb 09, 2009

    My problem is similar except if I rev the engine a bit while placing the car into D then R a few times the tranny will unlock and I'm able to drive normally. If I stop the car, then shutdown before shifting to park and start in neutral the tranny works fine, otherwise the tranny locks and I have to do the D R D R D R thing in order to get the car to move.



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Ok the transmission is gone anytime a transmission slips between gears its bad and the worst thing you could have done was change the fluid and filter because the only thing holding any friction on the clutches was the old fluid once you drained the old fluid and added fresh you washed the last remaining particals of clutch material off and now the transmission is totally dead. you need to replace the transmission, torque converter and flush all of the old fluid with clutch particals from the transmission cooler and lines use air and brakek cleaner to blow out the debris from othe transmission cooler lines do it from both lines first one then the other line until no more junk comes out o it will "kill" the replacement tranmission.
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