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Yes you need to get a new transmission, because somehow you burnt out your reverse so it wont move in reverse. So you will probably have to get a new one. A cheap one is roughly $2000 give or take $100.

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Q: When you put your car in reverse it will not go in reverse but in drive it is okay Is that a serious and costly job Is that a sign of the transmission needing to be rebuilt?
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