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I am writing because my 2006 ford explorer will not go in reverse but goes fine in forward going through the gears it works fine. I am trying to figure out if its a transmission... it also will work in 4wd both hi and lo low

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Hello, no reverse gear operation is an indication of a mechanical fault in the trans. If all the electronics were disconnected it will always have reverse and one foward gear range. Need to verify trans fluid levl is full and not burnt, check for any diagnostic trouble codes that may be stored. There are a couple different transmission options for this year explorer depending on the 17 digit vin number. But most likely an internal trans failure.

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