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If it's an automatic, the fluid level may be the culprit. If the level gets very low, reverse is often the only gear that works. Check level and top off. Hopefully there is no major damage done to the transmission due to lack of fluid. Chris I would say that when you check the the fluid, see if it smell like wet burnt toast. if it does, you might want to drop the pan and see what gear are in it [sorry transmission humor]... if it is low, add fluid and hope... but chances are you probably launched the forward clutches. good luck Anesi

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