Q: How do I get my car in drive, it is stuck in neutral and it sounds like it's speeding up but not going anywhere how do I fix it?

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I got in a wreck and it is stuck in neutral and I can't get it out of neutral it's just sounds like its speeding up but it's not moving it does that in drive and in reverse I'm not sure how to fix it or what the problem is.

My car has 110000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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