1984 087 auto-trans almost locks in reverse

Helge Wunderlich helgeww at start.no
Sun Sep 23 22:10:54 EDT 2001

On Thu, 20 Sep 2001 15:16:29 -0400, Nate Stuart wrote:

>Could it be that your gear selection cable has stretched/slipped, causing
>the transmission to be somewhat between Reverse and Park? I can't recall the
>exact layout of that linkage, if it is even possible, but I've had similar
>issues in other'mobiles....

Thanks for the suggestion. I just tried this: Going backwards slowly
while moving the gear selector slowly from "P" to "N" (via "R"). There
does not seem to be any gradual transition between the positions. As
soon as it stops pulling, it also starts rolling freely.

I think I'm in for a new transmission :-(

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