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

1 Answer

21,670

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.

Your Answer

Ford Explorer Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    11,580
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,570
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    2,620
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Tahoe
883 Great Deals out of 39,460 listings starting at $1,799
Used Ford Expedition
455 Great Deals out of 18,036 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
930 Great Deals out of 67,524 listings starting at $950
Used Ford F-150
3,206 Great Deals out of 226,355 listings starting at $1,250
Used Dodge Durango
341 Great Deals out of 23,730 listings starting at $1,699
Used Toyota 4Runner
303 Great Deals out of 27,641 listings starting at $1,900
Used Nissan Pathfinder
476 Great Deals out of 23,900 listings starting at $895
Used GMC Yukon
554 Great Deals out of 18,730 listings starting at $2,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
644 Great Deals out of 41,017 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Explorer For Sale
25,187 listings starting at $24,597
2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
150 Great Deals out of 13,627 listings starting at $21,695
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
167 Great Deals out of 3,901 listings starting at $14,995
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
369 Great Deals out of 7,316 listings starting at $11,799
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
231 Great Deals out of 4,160 listings starting at $8,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.