If the transmission is slipping in first gear or Reverse—or if you experience delayed or loss of gear engagement after initial startup—the transmission may require removal and disassembly.
Car Problem Reports
Chrysler Town & Country Transmission May Fail Causing Slipping in First or Reverse Gear
Chrysler Town & Country Problem
Model Year Affected: 2002
Average Mileage: 94,333 mi (72,000 mi - 107,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Chrysler Town & Country, 104,000 mi
My 2002 Chrysler T&C will not move in 1st gear or reverse if you press the gas pedal too hard, you have to press it very gently so it wont slip. It also will not move from a stand still on a grade, it just sits there with the engine reving. I have been told that my transmission is shot.
Visitor, 2002 Chrysler Town & Country, 107,000 mi
the gears wont engage wont go in reverse only in drive
Visitor, 2002 Chrysler Town & Country
transmission wont go into reverse