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What if you put the transmission in manual L gear, does it help in taking off then?
And you have checked the transmission fluid level and the transmission fluid level is full correct?
I am asking if you checked the transmission fluid level, Please disregard that automated phone call message, This particular problem we don't need to talk on the phone for this issue in my opinion.
I understand the symptoms, did you check the transmission fluid level to be sure it was full? You check it hot idling in park,
alright, In that case, if it doesn't pull in manual Low gear, then the transmission has internal problems, as manual L gear is suppoed to apply manually without using any other inputs via just moving the shift linkage, I hate to be the bearer of bad news on this, but that transmission will have to come out and be overhauled or rebuilt or replaced in order for you to drive that car normally anymore I'm afraid. I recommend Aamco for a rebuild, they do give a 12/12 warranty on any unit they rebuild, if you put a used unit in it, be sure you get a warranty from the junkyard for at least 30 days. That is going to be the best course of action for you if you do plan on keeping this car now. Let me know if you have any further questions. Thank you.
because the reverse clutches are likely alright and not burned, transmission function operates from a planetary gear set, a sun gear in the middle, planet gears (usually 3 or 4) that rotate around the sun gear, and a ring gear that rotates around the planets, depending on which clutch has failed and burned up, it can lose reverse, 1st gear, or 2cd gear etc. I believe you have a low band that has likely lost the friction material on it. It's probably never been out and never been rebuilt as they do last a good while, just not forever.