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  1. 2000 Sable slipping Reverse after oil/filter change?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I picked up a 2000 Sable w/ 98k mi for my daughter and after many frustrating repairs to the engine I changed the transmission fluid and filter just to be safe. Everything was working before but now 90% of the time reverse does not full engage and slips severely. Fluid is right on the money. Any...
  2. Is this my transmission?

    Engine and Drivetrain
    Sticky, sticky subject. Bottom line: while cruising around 40 - 45, if I step on the accelerator the car seems to lose power - falters. I have to step on the accelerator to shift down in order to gain power. And, I've noticed the tach occasionally may increase 500 rpms momentarily, and go back...
  3. AX4N- No Overdrive

    Engine and Drivetrain
    I have a 2001 Mercury Sable with 3.0l DOHC with 49k miles. (Grandma Special) I purchased it 16 months ago with 34,000 miles on it. At that point time I change the transmission fluid and filter. The vehicle has had service every three months ever since it was brand new. A few days ago I was...
  4. 2005 Taurus SE Transmission Fluid Leak May Have Killed Car

    Maintenance and Repair
    Hi all, an old post on this forum helped me during my home mechanic attempt, so now I'm turning to you. My car (2005 Taurus SE sedan) experienced damage to the transmission oil pan (I'm not sure how). Apparently over the course of about a week, almost all the fluid was lost. The car would...