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Transmission will not shift into 1st gear or reverse

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    my dodge ram 1500 4x4 wont go into revers

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!988 model should be a 700r4 transmission, if it will not go into any gear, first make sure your shifter cable or something else has not broken. You can look at the drivers side of the trans. while somebody is moving your shifter to make sure the shift lever is moving as it should.

If all that checks out, then your problem is going to be internally in the transmission. Could be either the torque convertor bad or the front pump bad.

Either way your transmission would have to be pulled and either rebuilt or replaced. Check with a good transmission shop in your area to see what they suggest. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 08, 2013

You need a rebuild at your local transmission servicer or buy a new one and have it installed i suggest goodwrench trannys.

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

What is wrong if your 200 cavalier will start but won't move when shifted into any gears?

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Check you shift silinoids, there located inside trans mission pan on back of valve body. there are 2 of them.swap them with each other,if you have 1st &reverse then you know its one of the siliniods. if it makes no difference then you need to have your trans rebiut or get a new one.

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