What causes a manual transmission on a 1991 Chevy Cavalier to lock in either 3rd or reverse?
Same thing happened to my friend - there is an "H" shaped (sort of) bracked just below the boot for the shifter - the bolt on the right hand side had dropped off and the left one was loose enough for the plate to move (he was stuck in reverse)... new nut & bolt and a good tighten and he was able to get out of the mall parking lot... .
In your Truck it wont change gears in drive but it will in reverse could it be the transmission in it or the cadalac converter?
What could be wrong if your 1991 automatic Honda Civic goes forward but engine will only rev when put in reverse?
Changed the engine head in 1999 Chevy Cavalier and the ETS and check engine lights are on and at low speeds the transmission in jumpy?
Will driving a 98 Chevy cavalier with a speedometer that doesn't work blow your engine or transmission?
What if your 1998 ford contour is stuck in reverse and the engine will not turnover is the car being stuck in reverse making the car not start?
YES An automatic transmission car has a safety feature called a "Neutral Safety" It will not allow the starter to work if the shifter is not in either neutral or park. Many new cars will only start in park. On a manual transmission car the transmission being stuck in reverse probably means a serious failure inside the transmission that could jam things up to the point the engine wont start.
Likely either a bad/failing motor mount, or a bad transmission mount. Is it a manual or automatic transmission? If it's automatic; the clutch that controls the reverse gear could be going bad. Have your mounts checked first. Simple, easy to replace, and the least expensive of the repair solutions vs. a bad transmission or clutch.
What are some of the things that could cause an automatic transmission with sufficient transmission fluid not to go into reverse?
What could be wrong if you can shift your 1997 Cavalier into drive reverse etc but the engine just revs and won't grab the gears?
tourque converter. Clutch,if this has a standard shift they had a problem with the differential stripping, hopefully not the problem but it is common. Check your fluid level. If the car gets out of drive and the car can be pushed your link should be fine. The problem then is either in the torque converter or in the control valves inside the transmission.
BMW motors connect to the transmission either via a clutch (manual transmission) or torque converter (automatic transmission). The rotation of the engine causes the transmission to turn. The transmission henceforth outputs the power to the drive (rear) wheels which propel the car when it is placed on some sort of pavement.
Why is it that the transmission on my 97 Plymouth breeze will slip or not go when you put in drive or reverse sometimes but then the engine revs and jolts forward when the tranny catches?
94 Nissan Maxima will not go into reverse Transmission fluid is burnt was told it could be a control valve but where?
What are possible causes of 91 Plymouth gran voyager auto transmission seems like it pops out of gear?
It's probably the valve body or the clutch packs. It doesn't really mattter since either way you'll be buying or rebuilding a transmission. -Redbeard --- Are u using manual or automatic transmission? Make sure if it's a manual, that you are pulling up on the spring for the reverse lockout. You didn't specify and not sure if you just bought the car. Took me a little while to figure it out too lol. -Drives3pedals
If you know there is nothing wrong with the transmission, it is either the shifter handle not releasing completely, the linkage or cable to the transmission depending on which you have, or where they connect to the transmission. Did anything happen shortly before this started? Impact, any work in the engine compartment, hit a large pothole? Year, make and model of the car might be a factor in finding an answer.
What would cause a 2002 Chevy Cavalier to have low trac off shift hard and the check engine light on?
I too would like to know this. I have been told that it can be caused by a shift sensor in transmission. I have also been told that there are 3 different sensors in this particular transmission. I'm not sure of the locations of the sensors either. Whether they are in the outer body of transmission or internal.
if someone has been working on your transmission, then they might have reassembled it incorrectly, or the switch is bad in the transmission. either way, that is the only place that the reverse lights could be trigggered from. take it to a transmission shop would be my suggestion. maybe someone put the tailight sockets in the backup holes
If you physically can not move the gear shift lever into gear, it could be a problem with the shifter linkage or the transmission. If you can select a gear by moving the the lever which is attached directly to the transmission, it is the linkage. If the lever moves into a gear but the mower doesn't move, it could be a broken belt or a bad transmission.
To reverse the rotation of your engine you will need to reverse the firing order of your spark-plugs. You can do this either on the distributer or on the engine itself. After that you will need to have a new cam made to match your new reversed cylinder firing order to allow air to enter and exit each cylinder appropriately. Now you will be abled to drive your car foreward by putting the transmission in…
Who out there has had problems with their reverse gear in their 98 Jetta with standard 5 speed Transmission?
i haven't had problems with my 98 reverse, but my other gears have acted up. i believe that it might be the syncronizer. i sometimes cant get in 2nd or 4th gear. i have to shift it back and forth to work it in. SO, i might be having the same problem. a mechanic told me to either change the transmission fluid or to go ahead and get the syncronizer checked out. i haven't had…