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Q: Car is easy to put in gear, but won't move. It can be pushed so no wheel or break lockage. Transmission fluid is very dark

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Was wondering if it's transmission or just needs to be flushed?

My car has 220000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there, thanks for writing in. Odds are h...

Hi there, thanks for writing in. Odds are high that the transmission has failed. "Dark" fluid indicated a lot of clutch pack material has worn. Also, this can cause the pump to fail inside the transmission. Flushing the fluid at this point will not do any good. I recommend having a transmission specialist inspect this issue for you.

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