Q: My car won't move into drive I have to go into second or first gear get up shifts

asked by on August 29, 2016

My car won't move when I put it in drive I have to go in to first. And then I have to upshift

My car has 147000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2006 Chevrolet Impala. I would first start by making sure the transmission fluid level is correct. Also, there is a solenoid that is activated to allow the car to go into gear which can sometimes be faulty. I would suggest checking and potentially replacing this. I would suggest having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose and repair the shifting problem if you need further help.

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