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Reverse went out !!!!!

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Old 03-30-2011, 11:34 AM
kingjcg kingjcg is offline
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Exclamation Reverse went out !!!!!

Hey their people i was wondering if any mechanics or DIYers can help me. i have no idea why my reverse went out one day it was fine next thing you know im stuck and have to push it out of a parking spot. when i put it in reverse and roll back i hear a knock noise and i put it in drive and it runs perfect. i think i may have a broken part or something. how difficult is it to drop a tranny and rebuild and what should i look for ? i just had a baby girl so spending $1500 is out of the question PLEASE HELP
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:38 AM
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Drop the pan first, and see if there are any parts laying about on the bottom of it. (seems to be a rash of trans problems lately.....)
1996 Ram 2500 5.9 EC/SB Gas, Auto, 4x4, Hughes plenum plate, Kegger mod, double roller timing set, rest is stock. For now.....
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Old 03-30-2011, 09:56 PM
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same thing happened to mine a month ago. pushed into a snow pile, went for reverse....nothing. Drive worked just fine. $1900 and a week later i had a reman trans with a 2 yr warranty.
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