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I was driving about 65mph in cruise control, then the car like slipped out of gear as if i put it in neutral, and now will not go into anything other than park. The tranny fluid is a darkish greenish black, which leads me to believe transmission issues or something with the torque converter. It is undrivable so cant really take it to a shop. Any ideas?
 

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The "greenish tint" is caused by brass filings suspended in the trans fluid, it's the reflection of the brass back through the fluid that makes it look green - black likely means the fluid is "burnt" - either way the trans is likely toast.
 

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Fluid levels didnt change much at all when the car was started, i pulled some fluid out with a large syringe to inspect for any metal flakes and i couldnt see any, didnt think to smell it though to see if it smelled burnt. Im no mechanic, but i have a feeling the car is destined for the scrap yard
 

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I called a few to get an estimate, and what they want honestly wouldnt be worth it to me, sounds like it would be better to sell for parts if i cant fix it myself
 
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