Q: Having weird transmission issues need advise on to sell or fix.

asked by on

Ok so I drive a mustang lx 1991 I was going down the road and my car acted like it was in neutral all of a sudden now all the gears act like that R D OD 1 2 etc. So i got it towed back home and it sat for a few days and now it will move in every gear but Overdrive if i put it in OD it will just rev up and not really move but it kinda will just coast a small amout. checked all fluids all are good. just need some advice on to sell it or fix it just put new tires on it like a week ago.

The transmission will likely need to be rebuilt or replaced. I would get a quote from a few local shops for a transmission overhaul and then compare this with the car’s value before and after repairs. Look at some other car’s on the market that you might be interested in and see if it’s worth the repair or if you would rather spend money on buying a car.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Having weird transmission issues need advise on to sell or fix.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I'm hearing a whining noise from the front of the car.

Hi There, Generally speaking there are two things that can make a whining sound under the hood that would depend on the belt and the speed at which it turns. The alternator will tend to make a whining noise when...

Q: Idle drop when clutch pushed in

Did you clean the carbon out of the rest the throttle body? I know these engines well. I suggest taking the throttle body off, removing the IAC (idle air control valve), TPS (throttle position sensor), and all other sensors. Soak...

Q: Q: My transmission died on me

Transmission issues will often give you small signs that a trip to the shop is needed. The warning signs can be subtle shifting problems like a slightly delayed or harsh shift, sometimes even a delay before the transmission goes into...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...