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It won't reverse. It makes a loud noise when trying to reverse. I just had it lubed prior to any problems.

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Check the rear differential fluid. it may need a change.

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How do I silence or quieten the reverse noise ?


reverse gear is what is called a spur cut gear and because of that it generally is noisier that the other gears
it runs on it's own idler shaft and there most probably will be a bearing problem that is allowing the mesh of the gears to alter and that will make the reverse noise louder than normal
so it is either a bearing on the way out or because of the way the gears are cut , a tooth could be chipped or partially broken off (slashing reverse inadvertently when selecting from 5th back to 4th)
the fix will be a box overhaul of the bearing or gears

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1998 land rover discovery transmission makes loud banging noise when shifting from pari to drive?


Tons of possibilities here (transmission, differential, motor mounts, transmission mounts....), so I'll ask some debug questions to help narrow it down. Does it make the noise when shifting into reverse? Also, does it make the noise only when shifting from park, or also when shifting from neutral (into drive or into reverse)? Did the noise start as an occasional, softer noise and get worse over time, or did it start suddenly? Does the vehicle lurch at the same time as the noise? What happens when you go from Reverse to Drive, or vice versa? Has any work been done recently (brakes, tires, alignment, suspension, transmission)?

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I was driving my 04 avalanche and it made a loud popping noise while driving, after that noise the drive didn't want to work, only the reverse and 1st and 2nd gear worked. Now when its in drive it...


The trans has to come out & apart to hopefully
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Symptons of a bad transmission


Slow acceleration due to slipage, whining noises and just won't go into any gear or no reverse.

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TAPPING NOISE, NOW IT WON'T GO INTO GEAR WITHOUT LOUD GRINDING NOISE AND ACTS LIKE TRANSMISSION WON'T ENGAGE TO DRIVE


If it is an automatic transmission, first check the fluid level. If it is low, fill it up and try it again. If the level is fine, then there is a bigger issue and you should seek a professional's help.

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I have a 99 Honda accord that makes a loud grinding noise when switching gears from park to reverse and won't go. It is automatic transmission. What could be the problem


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Possible Sun Gear Failure, or Other Internal.
Check Fluid Level. Although it Seems Damage is Done.
Remove and Replace.

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I have a 1996 Mitsubishi Galant S with a manual transmission and when i step on the gas pedal in first gear the car doesnt move. When I put the car in reverse, it doesnt move. Prior to this happening my...


For a manual transmission, this means your clutch has completely failed. The loud noise was likely not a belt, but the cluch release bearing. I'll bet this was a screeching noise that reduced or stopped when the clutch pedal was depressed.

You'll need a new replacement pressure plate, driven plate, release bearing and anything else that is found to be worn out when the the transmission is removed to do the job. A garage would need 4-6 hours labour to do this.

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Loud "tire or wheel" roar on the highway


I certainly would take it back to the shop that performed the brake job and have them investigate. If it was not making the noise prior to the repair there is a good chance the noise is involved with the brakes. A possible loose brake pad, a sticking caliper(caliper pins may need to be lubed) or any number of things could be wrong.

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My steering column is make loud squeking noises.


The rubber "boot" at the firewall is chafing on the steering shaft. Spray shaft with silicone lube, then turn the steering wheel back & forth to work lube in. May require occasional re application.

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