Q: No reverse, car drives in neutral and drive

asked by on November 14, 2017

Car has no reverse, neutral is drive, still moves forward in drive and 3rd manual very sluggishly, no 2nd manual or 1st manual.

My car has 167964 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You may have a shifter cable problem with the cable ends. The plastic cable end bushing deteriorate and fall apart causing this problem and may require the shift cable to be replaced. Check cable end where it connects to transmission and then at the shift linkage inside car to see if bushing is worn or missing.

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