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Q: Difficult switching gears and now it won't change gears at all 2004 Saturn Ion

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At first it started off as being difficult then sometimes easy but now wouldn't even go at all into gear help me please

My car has 200000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hi there - most likely, this is a problem w...

Hi there - most likely, this is a problem with your clutch hydraulic system. First thing to check is the fluid reservoir for the clutch (sometimes combined with the brake fluid reservoir - use brake fluid for both). It is possible that the clutch slave cylinder is worn enough to leak fluid out of the system. I would recommend an inspection of the clutch hydraulic system by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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