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You have a automatic transmission The transmission will not engage Every gear it revs like it is in neutral you have no metal in the transmission pan and the filter looks clean Any suggestions?


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2008-05-15 16:27:27
2008-05-15 16:27:27

Check your transmission fluid level and if you are running a carbureted vehicle check all the hoses connecting to or around the carburetor. Those hoses hold a vacuum that signals the transmission when to shift. If that doesn't work then... Sounds like a pump or vale body failure in transmission


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