transmisson no upper gears? on 1997 Ford Taurus

car goes forward, and reverse. but wont come out of first gear

by in Hercules, CA on September 18, 2012
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by on September 18, 2012
sounds like your car may be in fail safe mode due to a sensor issue or the transmission has faild all togethr.
COMMENT by on September 27, 2012
replaced speed sensor, still no upper gears, any ideas?
COMMENT by on October 26, 2012
Did you change the trans oil and filter? If so and you still have no upper gears it may be a sensor inside the trans. Not the Speed sensor!