Q: Q: Car won't go into gear.

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My car won't go into gear.

We would first have to know if the vehicle is an automatic or manual transmission, and the exact nature of the problem. For both transmissions, there is a wide variety of reasons as to why the vehicle would not shift into gear. So a thorough inspection of your vehicle’s transmission from a knowledgable technician, such as one from YourMechanic, would be required for a proper diagnosis.

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