2000 Ford Escort



March, 30, 2006 AT 8:09 PM

My escort zx2 has an automatic transmission and when I shift it to drive or overdrive it wont catch and just revs up like its in neutral. The only way I can get it to go is if I start in LOW then after obtaining 20 MPH I can shift to drive, Play with the accelerator and then it will catch and run fine. Until I stop again, then I must repeat the process HELP! Thanks

1 Answer



March, 31, 2006 AT 10:41 PM

Automatics are complicated. Not too many user serviceable items. Try the correct fluid level and maybe new fluid and filter. You could also check the shift linkage. If not see a pro.
Good advice.

Good luck and let us know. :)

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