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While driving the transmission jerked and stopped. Shifting into N it began to move forward slightly and then stopped. This happened all within about 3 - 5 minutes going up hill. It will not go into any gear, not even reverse. Once cool the van once again goes into gear forward & reverse. But except to move it forward without gas assistance I only rolled forward about five feet. I was told by a mechanic that it is the gear and chain set that attaches the engine to the transmission. Is this possible?? There is a fair amount of noise radiating from the plate over the engine/trans. segment on the drive side of the van.

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If this is truly a escape your transmission is finished.

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