2000 mercury cougar problems

Asked by nacob Mar 07, 2010 at 04:40 PM about the 2000 Mercury Cougar V6 Hatchback FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just purchased a 2000 mercury cougar with a 2.5 v6 auto transmission. It goes in reverse but does nothing in any forward gear. Is there some modulator or sensor I should look at before replacing the transmission/

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I just bought a 2000 mercury cougar in october and i just replaced the alternator and now ill be driving about 100feet and it will go into another gear like neutral and not go anywhere,if i shut my car off for 5mins it will be fine but then about 100more feet do the same thing. i just replaced the transmission sensor and that wasnt it. im hopeing its not the tranny.help!

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sounds like the transmission. mine did the same on on transmission number 3!!

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