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Why will reverse not work but forward gears do on a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am?

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2008-04-14 00:13:06
2008-04-14 00:13:06

If it is an automatic transmission check the transmission fluid level. I assume it has a 4 speed overdrive transmission,if so it could be a broken reverse band or as mentioned by another tech it could also be a bad reverse shell-- which is one of the most common failures of the 4T60E transmission. Usually if the shell is broken you can pull the bottom pan and there will be large pieces of metal on the magnet. good luck

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