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Q: Car does not want to go into gear

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My car is not going into reverse, and is having problems going into drive.

I would recommend having a certified mechanic pull codes, inspect the oil pan for metal, and change the transmission fluid and filter. You may also need to flush the fluid from the torque converter, and have the valve body inspected for damage. Having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come to your home or business to run a full inspection of your car’s shifting difficulty is a good place to start.

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