Won't drive but will reverse

Asked by Mar 17, 2016 at 02:07 PM about the 1998 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLT SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My explorer won't go forward but will go in
reverse.

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95,275

Usually means a bad tranny, but you should have the codes checked just in case there is a failure in the control system or solenoids.

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