Q: Q: Shifting problems

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When I try to shift the car into gear its pros and Frozen so it's hard it's like hanging up on something it's it feels like

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

You may have a clutch problem. Try shifting it through gears with the engine off. If it will shift with engine off, but not go into any gears when it’s running, that indicates a clutch rather than a transmission issue. If you are having trouble pinpointing the faulty component, a experienced technician, such as one from YourMechanic, can inspect your shifting issue and sort out a diagnosis like this fairly easily.

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