Q: 2013 ford fusion automatic. I turned my car on and attempted to shift the gear. The gear shifter moved but seemed like it didnt ca

asked by on

When I turned on my car and attempted to move the gear shift into D (drive) the gear shift moved freely and did not allow the car to move.. I placed the gear shift back into P(Park) and the light lit, but when attempting again to move the gear shift down to drive the D did not light up and the car didn't move.

My car has 120 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Damian. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible reasons why you’re having this problem. In most cases, debris stuck in the shift housing can cause shifting difficulty, while a damaged shift solenoid or even a damaged shift interlock mechanism can also cause this to occur. To correctly identify the right source, an on-site inspection would be required.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. 2013 ford fusion automatic. I turned my car on and attempted to shift the gear. The gear shifter moved but seemed like it didnt ca

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The brake pedal goes all the way to the floorboard

Hi. Your issue could very well be due to a faulty master cylinder. A fault in those particular model master cylinders have been experienced by QX56 owners in which air will seep into the brake fluid through the master cylinder....

Q: What does the “Brake fluid level low” warning in the message center mean?

Your car is equipped with some pretty advanced equipment in order to monitor the various systems needed for safe driving. One of those sensors is designed to check the level of fluid in the master cylinder reservoir. If the fluid...

Q: RPM going up and down with hard startup on a Fusion

If it only happens when you are on a hill, it is definitely hill-related. The fuel pump could be starting to go out, because then all the gasoline slides to just one side. But more often, if it happens all...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...