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Olds Alero My car will only drive in reverse. It doesnt even

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My car will only drive in reverse. It doesn't even sound like it is trying to get into gear - could it be a sensor of some sort or do I need a new transmission? 2004 Alero
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mastertech1 replied 5 years ago.
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING JUST ANSWER, AND FOR ALLOWING ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR AUTOMOTIVE CONCERNS.If it only has reverse, and it wont even try to engage into any drive gears, Then Yes the issue is internal (bad forward clutch pack,or broken shift valve in the valve body,Or one way clutch sprag) The Transmission will have to be removed and disasembled for inspection, Let me know if I can be of any further assistance to you with this issue! Thanks
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