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2004 Nissan Maxima Question: I just installed reman valve body want engage in reverse

 

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phil88, Potwin, KS, April 09, 2013, 20:09
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it shifts out fine in all forward gears but want ingage in reverse

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    pushrod April 09, 2013, 20:11
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    Is that the reason the valve body was replaced or is this a new problem?

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    phil88, April 09, 2013, 20:22
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    downshifting from 2 to first hard and it would take about 5 seconds to engage into drive only at normal operating temp everything works good now except reverse want engage this is a new problem

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    pushrod, April 09, 2013, 20:35
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    Still could be a valve body problem! ALL other shifter positions correct, park, drive and manual low?

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    phil88, April 09, 2013, 20:39
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    there is 3 big solenoids and 5 small ones the clip on one of the small ones broke and I can here it a click in the valve body when in reverse does one of the small solenoids work reverse all other gears are fine and reverse worked fine in the old valve body I snapped the clip off one of the small solenoids when removing old valve body

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    pushrod, April 09, 2013, 20:48
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    There is most likely your problem! Any way to improvise?

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    phil88, April 09, 2013, 21:28
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    can pull the valve body cover and put a new end on the wire so it will snap tight into the solenoid they will come lose easy without clip?does one of the small solenoids work reverse?

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    globalhelper April 10, 2013, 06:47
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    i think you have gone where a normal man should not seek diag and est to repair

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