Murray 42571x8A won't drive..transmission?
OK, here's my problem. In 2000 I bought my dad a new Murray 42571x8A. I am now inheriting it back.
Tranny is automatic. He mentioned recently that it was not going as fast in forward as it had before, but it would go fine (if not faster) in reverse. He had the drive belt replaced and nothing changed.
He told me today it wouldn't go at all..sometimes it will go for a few minutes. Then he told me sometimes it will go normal speed like it used to on a downhill.
I've worked on a few cars in my life, so my next thought is to check the transmission fluid. One of my old beaters had the same issue and was very low on fluid, I threw some in and it was fine.
How do I do this? The owners manual doesn't discuss tranny at all. From what my dad recalls he's never had the fluid changed.