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02 4eat will not engage in any gear
Howdy folks, I recently picked up an 02 OB wagon with 4eat from a buddy who said he was driving, came to a stop at a traffic light and suddenly the transmission started behaving as though it was in neutral in every gear.
I've checked out the car and can confirm it just revs freely in any gear (R, D, 3, 2, 1) as though it were in Neutral. So far I've checked the following:
1.) Fluid on the drivers side dipstick is clean, pink, non-burnt smelling ATF and filled at the appropriate level.
2.) Fluid on the passengers side dipstick is just gear oil for the front diff as it should be and also filled at the appropriate level.
3.) Laptop with FreeSSM connects to the TCU just fine and shows no transmission error codes
4.) FreeSSM shows that the TCU is registering the correct position of the gear shift lever and also is activating the appropriate solenoids when a different gear is selected
5.) FreeSSM also shows the transmission rotor speed is equal to or near equal to engine RPM
I'm completely stumped here as to why the car doesn't appear to be moving at all. Does anyone have any ideas for additional things to check? I'm completely stumped as it seems like everything is actually working fine and can't find a problem at all yet.
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