my truck starts fine, it wont go in reverse and in drive moves but slowly. sometimes in drive acts like it's in neutral?

Asked by Nov 22, 2014 at 09:26 AM about the 1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Extended Cab SB

Question type: General

the truck just came out of the garage today with a new sticker,but when i started it and
put it into reverse, she would not move,only rev. then in drive she moved very slowly but
did finaly get me home. whats wrong with it now??

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If you drove it home like that you probably fried the transmission. Hopefully not, check your transmission fluid level. If is is brown/black and smells burnt it's probably toast. If it's not burnt or low the check your emergency brake it might be on or hung up.

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The trans of today work with electrical shift solenoid valves. Try this ,check fluid ,if ok .Shift it all the way to low with your shifter . If it moves better sounds like you may have a stuck solenoid in your trans. check your connecter on the side of your trans as well.

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