Second opinion] Why would my transmission just stopped an...


Second opinion] Why would my transmission just stopped and won't go into any gear Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the level of your transmission fluid? Is it bright red, or is it dirty? It is CDT and it is full <b...

Second opinion] Why would my transmission just stopped and won't go into any gear Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the level of your transmission fluid? Is it bright red, or is it dirty? It is CDT and it is full Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your transmissions? 2011 Jeep [Compass](/topics-compass/) 4 by 4 Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Compass yourself? What have you tried so far? I remove the battery post and put it back I turned it off for 10 seconds it started back still nothing

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There's no fluid leak, fluid is clean and full. It shifts in to gear but won't move. Will what you're describing cause the check engine light to come on
Automotive Expert
Typically it would not cause the light to come on.

can it be something else
Automotive Expert
Yes. It could be a pump failure or torque converter failure. You'll have to get a line pressure test done on it.

Are those expensive fixes
Automotive Expert
You'll have to pull the transmission out.

Can you give me a estimate for the repairs?
Automotive Expert
It would be about $700.

Oh that's doable, I was thinking that it was going to be few thousand
Automotive Expert
Well of course it would need to be tested. We are just speculating without testing to see what is actually causing the problem.

K,thx
Automotive Expert
You're very welcome.

Can you tell me the worst case scenario and how much it'll cost
Automotive Expert
Worse case scenario would be an internal catastrophic mechanical failure. In this case it would cost around $5000 to repair.

Whoa
Automotive Expert
Yes it's expensive.

I don't understand why it would be catastrophic, it was running fine and shifting well
Automotive Expert
Yes I don't think it is either. It think it's a pump problem.

I hope and pray that it is. That does sound logical
Automotive Expert
Me too!

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