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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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Transmission not working high pitch sound when

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***** *****. transmission not working high pitch sound when put in drive
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: 94 ford aerostar van was running fine till today. put in drive started to roll and then stopped. tried to put in park and then drive nothing. rolls freely down hill
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 8 months ago.
Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!If it still rolls while in park then the problem may not be in the transmission. If it won't hold in park then you have a mechanical failure somewhere between the park sprag and the wheels. A failure in this way internal in the trans wouldn't be common, it's more likely that you have damage in the rear differential or a broken axle shaft.With the engine off and in park, if you push the van is the rear driveshaft turning or stationary?

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