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Chris (aka- Moose), Mercury Technician
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Experience:  16 years experience with Mercury
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Transmission slips in reverse and 1st once it gets moving it

Customer Question

Transmission slips in reverse and 1st once it gets moving it is fine no issues shifting just starting out you can hear the clutches slipping changed the fluid and filter and put in some Lucas but so far no change
JA: Has the starter ever been changed before?
Customer: no
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercury?
Customer: 2004
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes fixing myself filter and fluid is all I have tried so far
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercury
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
2004 Mercury Sable 100,000 miles
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

Does the check engine light come on when you start the car? Was there anything in the bottom of the pan when you changed the fluid?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no check engine light and the magnet was pretty full of stuff but no chunks of stuff I also don't think the transmission has been serviced in a long while I also checked to make sure pump was working by taking plug out and starting car to make sure fluid was moving and it spray all over pump works