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Cars starts but makes noise when I put it in gear and won't

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Cars starts but makes noise when I put it in gear and won't move..
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: Yes..engine starts..everything seems fine until I put it in any gear..battery is probably 8 years old
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 2008 CTS4
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No, have tow truck coming..just want an ideal what's wrong..if it's something simple or not..
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: For the last couple of days there was a knocking noise..wasnt driving as smooth as usual..
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

makes a noise when you put it in gear?please explain.

does it have reverse?

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

how and when did this first happen?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Car stopped, engine still running..makes load noise when I put it in any gear
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

how many miles is on the car?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
116872
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

ok,,

anytime a transmission makes a noise when you put it in gear and doesnt move,,isnt good

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

i would think you may have one of two possible problems

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

1-the torqe converter has went bad..or

2-something has broken in the transmission

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

of couse you will need to check the fluid to make sure it is full before jumping the conclusion,,but it doesnt sound good at all.

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

sounds as if the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

sorry

Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

Parts InformationOEM Part #Price

Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

Transmission

17804021 $2421.25

Labor InformationSkill LevelMfg. WarrantyStandard

Diagnose/Test Oil Leak, Diagnosis

B0.00.8

Includes: Clean And Dry Outside Of Case And Operating Unit To Determine Point Of Leakage.

Diagnose/Test Transmission, Diagnosis

A0.01.8

Includes: Time To Hook-Up And Disconnect Test Equipment. Checking System For Fault Codes, Road Test And Hydraulic Pressure Test As Required.

Replace Complete Assembly Without Transfer Of Parts

B0.012.1

NOTE

To R&R Driveplate, Add

B0.00.2

To R&R Front Seal, Add

B0.00.4

To R&R Torque Converter, Add

B0.00.2

Replace Complete Assembly With Transfer Of Parts

B9.212.7

NOTE

To R&R Driveplate, Add

B0.00.2

To R&R Torque Converter, Add

B0.00.2

To Flush Cooler Lines, Add

B0.00.6

Overhaul/Rebuild

A10.620.1

NOTE

To Overhaul Valve Body, Add

A1.21.6

To Flush Cooler Lines, Add

A0.00.6

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What is the last information you gave?
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 9 months ago.

that is a dealer price of a transmission

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