Q: My car shifts gears but doesn't move

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My 2005 toyota corolla shifts gears but won't move we've checked the cable that attaches to the clutch but that wasn't the problem when I give it gas the engine revs but doesn't move forward or in reverse

My car has 290000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The vehicle not moving in any gear for a manual transmission is going to most likely be a clutch is not engaging from a worn out clutch disc. You will need to have the transmission removed and new clutch kit installed.

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