Transmission issues

timer Asked: Nov 10th, 2013
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My car is stuck in drive even when I move the shifter to reverse or neutral. I was at a gas station yesterday and I attempted to back out of my parking space. When I moved the shifter to reverse, the car didn't move. When I put it in neutral the car moved forward. I had the car towed, and the gentleman said the car moved forward even when he put in reverse. What could be the problem? Thanks.

Tutor Answer

School: UT Austin


Check the transmission shift linkage. Normally, you just need to tighten the bolt. If you are not sure where to find it, bring it to a mechanic and ask them to tighten it up linkage retaining bolt.

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