2001 mercury cvougar auto transmission just doesnt want to go in drive, i can manualy shift it but when i come to a stop have to put it back into low 2 to start off.....ANY IDEAS WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM...i do know the fliud does not look the graetest
Yes, your transmission fluid sounds like it wasn't changed regularly contributing to an internal shifting issue. The couger trans wasn't the strongest. Your going to have to have a mechanic/reputable tranmission shop, diagnose the issue. But it sounds like your going to be doing some major rework, because when something in the trans is worn or broken, a full rebuild is usually done costing close to $1500-$3K. depending on where you take it. Sorry.
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