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Experience:  I have been rebuilding automatic transmissions for 25 years
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My 99' Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo reverses but won't drive,

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My 99' Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo reverses but won't drive, it has been taking a moment to engage in drive for for a little bit. I have not had the ability to have it looked at but now after reversing out of my driveway this morning it would not engage any gears going forward. I let it sit for a minute, I tried to hold the brake and rev around 1500-2000rpm's for about 30 seconds and nothing. The fluid is full and it smells good with a solid pink-esh slight red color. Can anyone help out.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

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

I will do my best to assist you

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

this doesnt sound good at all

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

sense it has no forwad gears at all and does have reverse,the problem is mechanical and not electronic

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 11 months ago.

i would think the rear band in the transmission is broken,,and,it can not be fixed from the outside.

the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced

sorry.

thanks

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