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1956 ford fairlane trans problems

I have a 1956 ford fairlane that i am having trouble with ever sense i changed trans fluid it will not move in drive till it gets warm will go in reverse fine what could have wrong i used type f trans fluid?

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I have a 1956 ford fairlane that i am having trouble with ever sense i changed trans fluid it will not move in drive till it gets warm will go in reverse fine what could have wrong i used type f trans fluid?

Is this an OLD trans, high mileage, recent rebuild & it sat for years??

fluid is probably not the cause.

hard inner rubber seals.

Sealing rings worn out.

IF the trans operated before basically OK.... the fresh fluid has washed out some 'stuff' that was helping the trans operate
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