I have a 79 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme that will shift in drive but not reverse. What do I do????

Asked by May 19, 2015 at 12:50 PM about the 1979 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check the level of your transmission fluid. It might be very low. If not it seems likely you need a transmission. Any good transmission shop can help you with a diagnosis if you're not up to doing it yourself. Unless the car is something special its probably not worth a new transmission which means your car is done. If it is something special find a used tranny or get out your wallet for a rebuild.

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