Q: I changed the spark plugs, now my car is shifting into reverse really hard, and it is stuck in 3rd gear

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I changed the spark plugs, now my car is stuck in 3rd gear and is shifting really hard into reverse. I didnt touch anything except the spark plugs and coil packs.

My car has 193000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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