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Will not engage into any gear, shut it off and restart then…

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Will not engage into...

Will not engage into any gear, shut it off and restart then it will.

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

2006 Chevy Impala. No has not been checked. Just had tranny filter and fluid changed.

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

No, at a garage. But wanted to see possible explanations.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No nothing I can think of.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Transmissions
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Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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So you had a transmission fluid change and after it quit going into gear?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
it acted up once before so that is what we had done.
Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

was there a check engine light on?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
but was on previously.
Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

DO you happen to know the codes?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
no sorry I don't, but original code was to do with fuel air ratio, and the air filter box will not stay closed.
Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

there could have been more codes that popped up, that would be a good lead to whats going on, more than likely its going to be a internal issue like a solenoid or something

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
well it is going back to garage today to have the solenoid changed... hoping that will fix the issue.
Thanks anyway.
Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

Sure thing let me know how it goes !

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Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

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