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When i put my car in reverse and press the gas it does not move right away as if its straining to move. I check all fluids i did notice that the engine coolant is bone dry could that be the reason

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Thanks for choosing FixYa and welcome to the site. Since the coolant was bone dry, there is a good possibility that there is engine damage. Your best bet is trying to get codes off your computer. When you don't have coolant, the engine overheats and causes engine damage. Even though your problem could be a transmission issue, it may be because of engine damage as well. Because it is hard to tell what parts were effected, you will need the vehicle scanned on a machine at a shop. You may be able to avoid all of this by getting codes of the vehicle.

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