Go Back   Camry Forums - Toyota Camry Enthusiast Forum > Your Ride > Engine & Internal
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search

Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-25-2008, 07:09 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 1
Default Car goes backward but does not forward

I have a 1996 Camry with 130k miles on it. When the car is put in reverse gear the card drives smoothly. When the car is put in forward gear (Drive or 1 or 2), the car does not move. Pressing on the gas the engine just revs but does not move forward. The transmission oil is clean with no debris. I would like to start off by understanding if it is just an electrical problem or a mechanical problem also. The transmission appears to be in good shape. Any hints for trouble shooting is much appreciated.

Thank You
H
This ad is not displayed to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Camryforums!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-27-2008, 11:46 AM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: PTW
Posts: 7,774
Default RE: Car goes backward but does not forward

The initial gear (D, 1, 2, R, etc) is selected by the gear shifter. Make sure the shifter cable is actually moving the shift lever on the trans into Drive, etc.

The electric shift solenoids shift the trans into a higher or lower gear when driving.

If the cable and shift lever are working OK, the problem is most likely inside the trans, a clutch, brake, etc.

__________________
Joey P
Super Moderator
Reply With Quote
Old 10-27-2008, 11:46 AM
 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply

Tags
back, backwards, camry, car, carmy, drive, forward, forwards, jumping, move, moving, problem, reverse, starting, toyota, wrong

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.