no reverse?only goes forward.now what?

Asked by May 13, 2009 at 07:31 PM about the 1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

automatic transmission.yesterday,and for a little while now,has been real loud leaving the parking lot ,boyfriend usually puts trans fluid and oil in it but hasn't done that in two months.put trans fluid yesterday ,need oil,but she runs great,but can't reverse .what could this be?

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55

I'm sorry to here that. You will need to replace the transmission or rebuild it. You may be able to find a cheap transmission if you look online.

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http://www.flyinmiata.com/salvage/search.php they have an autotrans from a 97 for $500. Transmission, automatic 3-speed with overdrive. Includes cooling lines. 1994-97 1997 48,622 $500

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