1996 Ford Taurus Q&A
1996 Ford Taurus Question: transmission problems
hello my name is breyawn and i have had my car for 3 years used and its has given me some problems and a used car should but recently i wanted to go out this pass saturday but could not because i did not have enough gas so i called it an night but when sunday rolled around my mother wanted me to take her shopping so we drove my car around the corner a block away to get gas i then turn the car off to pump as i should but when i turn the car on and tried to drive away to my suprise i could not go forward almost as if i was in a free spin like in neurtal, well i could but only at about 2 mph but when i put it in reverse it was fine so i had to drive the car in reverse all the way home...what could be the problem. plz help!! - Visitor
speed sensor - Visitor
it sounds like the forward clutches are burned up and failed. whatever it is, you have an internal problem. take it to a transmission shop for a proper diag. Roy - mastertech6371
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Did not see under service selection Automatic transmission
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