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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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I have a 99 3.2TL and when I put it in gear sometimes it will

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I have a 99 3.2TL and when I put it in gear sometimes it will go into gear and sometimes it will not. All of my clutches, steels, o rings and seals are new. It seem to hear a slight electronic like click when it works properly but nothing when it doesn't.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.
Hello, I'm Chris. Thanks for seeking us for help.
As long as the shifter is not out of adjustment the only thing I can see to blame with he current info is a sticking valve or spring issue inside the valve body.
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Thanks Chris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Chris all the valves in the valve body were moving freelyare certain solenoids that must be activated when its in gear?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.
Do you get this no engagement issue in D and R and what is the remedy to get it working?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I get it in D and R . If I start the car the first time I put it in gear it may work then when I go back to do it again it may not.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 year ago.
Open the file below, these are the possible causes for no engagement.https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/audiengage.png