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My 2008 Chevy impala only moves in reverse. Putting

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My 2008 Chevy impala...

My 2008 Chevy impala only moves in reverse

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Impala yourself? What have you tried so far?

Putting transmission fluid in. That’s it

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the last time your transmission fluid was checked? Changed?

About 2 months ago

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I️t won’t catch any one my gears. Not 1,2, or 3. I️ had to drive home backwards

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This should not be an electrical issue if you were wondering. It will still engage forward gears with electrical issue. Since even the manual low gears result in no movement. Your more than likely in this case looking at the clutch failure from either burnt up clutch plates or the clutch piston seals failed and the fluid pressure is no longer able to squeeze the clutch plates. If you plan to diagnose and overhaul, let me know and I help more if needed.

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