Q: Q: Car won't go into gear

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My car won't go into gear with the engine on.

Hi. This is a common issue and a sign of a worn clutch. The clutch along with some other components like the slave cylinder, pressure plate, throwout bearing, and pilot bearing will need to be replaced. The flywheel should be resurfaced or replaced as needed also. This repair requires transmission removal and bleeding of the hydraulic system after component replacement. If you need further assistance, I recommend you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, inspect the shifting issue with your vehicle and suggest an appropriate repair.

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