I have a 2003 explorer xlt that won't go in reverse. Should I buy a rebuilt transmission or could it be something else? Can I have the current tranny rebuilt to fix the reverse issue? Thanks

Lewis Holiday

Asked by Sep 13, 2015 at 12:36 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer XLT V6 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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it's to costly for the year of the car to have someone rebuild it ,unfortunatly that,s what it needs,reverse has a lock,up pin and it's probably broke,to get to it the entire tranny has to come apart,there about 600-800.for a good runner,labor nomore than 250.00,there not hard to take out so do'nt get ripped off.GOOD LUCK!

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Lewis Holiday

Thanks for the advice. I may just go buy the rebuilt transmission.

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