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Old 12-24-2013, 09:11 PM
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Question 02 Ranger automatic no reverse

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First off thanks to anyone who is giving help. I have an
2002 Ford Ranger
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Automatic with Overdrive

Just about a week ago we had a bad snow and I got stuck in my driveway, after attempting to go forward and backwards several times my reverse quit working, it's essentially a second neutral. I am still capable of driving it. I still have park,N,D,1,2 and when I am engaged in low gear I still get engine braking. If I still get my engine braking does this mean it isn't the reverse/low band? if so what are my possible issues, does this mean it to likely be a solenoid/servo or valve body gasket issue?
I sure hope it's one of those issues just for ease and price. Either way thank you for whoever can help me.
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Old 12-24-2013, 09:55 PM
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Sounds like the shifting and rocking might have burned out the reverse. But not sure.
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Old 12-25-2013, 12:52 AM
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I recall reading somewhere about possibly being a servo/solenoid or even the valve body gasket being the culprit, any chance it was just coincidental timing that it happened when I got stuck.
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Old 12-25-2013, 08:26 AM
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Did it just stop working? Or did it slowly start to slip till it stopped working?
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:28 AM
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Just stopped, there was no sign of my reverse slowly failing, I've always had the delayed reverse clunk that everyone refers to when shifting in reverse, but as far as reverse not working it was an instant. I went to go into reverse and it didn't move, the rpms would drop a bit and then it sits there as if in neutral.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:29 AM
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Sounds like the band broke
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:53 AM
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Sounds like the band broke
This is most likely your case.
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Old 12-25-2013, 06:25 PM
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can I replace this individual band? or do you think I'd be best looking at a full rebuild?
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Old 12-25-2013, 06:26 PM
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complete rebuild
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Old 12-26-2013, 02:04 AM
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Is there anyway I can check any other options without having to do a full rebuild/buying another trans
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Old 12-26-2013, 05:38 AM
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Is there anyway I can check any other options without having to do a full rebuild/buying another trans
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