Why would my 1999 ford explorer go from driving must fine to losing all driving gears? It will start everytime but wont go into any gears!!! The was no noise no pulling, jerking nothing..

Asked by Jul 20, 2017 at 01:28 PM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If the tranny fluid has not been serviced in 18 years suspect problems there. Look at the oil via the tipstick. Is it dark colored and smell burnt? Is fluid up to normal operating level? Check the linkage from the shifter to the tranny to make sure everything is connected and moving when shifting through the gears.

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