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Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: The Mountain West
turbo 400 in gear and in park at the same time!!
I have a 1970 cutlass 455 SX that I want to sell. Problem is it has sat for 10 years since I bought it.
I have it running but the transmission is giving me problems.
I need the trans to work so a future buyer can have it transported easily as a running car.
I added fluid to the trans as it needed 5 quarts.
The problem is before I added the fluid it would not move.
The engine revved up easily with no resistance while in park.
Now that I have the fluid in the trans, While the car is in PARK, the trans is creating resistance to the engine as if it is in gear and I am stepping on the brake. The park pin is holding it in place.
I hope this makes since.
So I believe the trans is somehow stuck in drive. When I shift the car into reverse it moves forward. when it is shifted to neutral, it moves forward. When in drive, it moves forward.
When in park, it stays in place because of the parking pin in the trans, but it WANTS to move forward.
Ideas what can be going on? I searched on line and can't find anyone with a similar problem.
All ideas welcome.
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