Q: Car stuck in gear

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My car is stuck in gear.

A: Is your car a manual or automatic transmiss...

Is your car a manual or automatic transmission? Depending on which your vehicle is you could have very different problems. Your gear shift linkage could be broken, or there may be a problem with the transmission itself. Unfortunately, without more info I cannot be more specific. I would have a certified mechanic come to you to diagnose exactly why your transmission is stuck.

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