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Q: My car runs and shifts gears but will not move what can be problem 1995 Pontiac Grand Am

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Car runs changed my ignition switch but now shifts gears but won't move what can cause this

My car has 280000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello - check for problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Most auto parts stores will do this for free on a "time-available" basis. It is possible a component of the shift linkage in the steering column was damaged or not re-assembled correctly when the ignition switch was replaced - preventing gear selection in the transmission. More than likely though, there is a problem with the forward clutches in the transmission. I would recommend a transmission inspection 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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