what can be the issue when put in drive it will not move?

Asked by Dec 19, 2015 at 12:31 AM about the 1989 Ford F-250 STD Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1989 F250 rpms went up and the truck started to slow down until it
stopped and I was still in drive and tried putting it into reverse it still would not
move it is an e40D trans what could be the issue?  Also when it sat for a
couple of days it would work but do not know long it would last afraid to move
it to far.

2 Answers

29,065

first thing to do is add some trans fluid to it...

60,695

Check the transmission fluid level. Look at the color of the transmission fluid, if it is a nice red color that is a good thing, if it is brownish burnt looking that is a bad thing. It is likely that the transmission needs to be rebuilt.

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