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1991 escort: mazda..mile..the engine speeds up slightly when shifted

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1991 escort with mazda eat4. late for work, pulled out of intersection, smashed foot to floor, made it about 1/4 mile, and transmission quit working. no longer works in any gear, although the engine speeds up slightly when shifted into gear in anticipation of a shift that never occurs. thanks

Hello smallcircles

It sounds as though the Torque Converter splines are stripped

This is a common problem with the 4EAT transmission, If no other sympthoms have occured you may get away with just a Converter replacement ( We do it all the time )

No debris will find it`s way into the unit, as when they strip it`s a clean strip! Frown

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