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Transmission problem.. Hello My Daughters car decided to Only have forward gears today Litterly She put it into reverse the backuplights came on and the car went forward neutral went forward and same when shifting all other gears except Park that seems to still be park...do u have any suggestions??

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Your tranny is craping out, i had a 96 with the exact problem, the fix was to replace it, and at the point that i took it in it couldnt even be refurbished.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

Thanks I rechecked the Trans fluid during daylight Hrs and noticed that it looks like someone put Oil in the transmission... The linkage is shifting fine it just wasnt finding the right gear at the time after the car cooled down Reverse seems to be out now . I am going to change the filter and fluids and Hope for the best... Thanks for your reply..

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It sounds like linkage between shifter and tranny has slipped.

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