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Old 02-10-2009, 07:53 PM   #1
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okay so i got a 1989 chevy 1500 automatic transmission....owned by my grandpa last never really ragged on and ive only owned it through the winter months only has 166k miles on it...i pull into my buddies driveway and it wont go in reverse....when i put it in nuetral its moved forward as if in drive 1st 2nd and 3rd and overdrive all work fine nuetral and reverse just revs as if in neutral but if u try and push it backwards it wont budge....reverse worked not 5 minutes before this happend...so whats my problem?

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Old 02-10-2009, 08:18 PM   #2
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The description is alittle hard to follow but sounds like the forward clutch is seized. "BAD TRANS"
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yea its the pump I had an 89 that did the same thing
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thats rough....so the tranny is gone...look for a new one?
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Yes it sounds that way.
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just get yours rebuilt they range 4-500 for a stock rebuild
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