Q: Transmission lost all fluid I refilled it and now you step on gas and car wont go. 2003 Saturn Vue

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This transmission is a closed unit as I was told...you couldn't even check the fluid with a dip stick when it seemed to be acting funny...I was told to put in a new transmission and it would cost $5000...

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - if the vehicle was driven any distance with low fluid, major damage could have occurred. If the transmission now has a proper, clean fluid level, and won’t move in any gear, there is likely serious damage. I would recommend a transmission inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, and give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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