Q: Trouble with automatic transmission.

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The automatic transmission won't work.

By automatic transmission doesn’t work I assume you mean that your shifter will not move into gear. This is a common problem on certain vehicles. The typical cause of this issue is that the shifter solenoid goes bad preventing the shifter from moving. The solenoid is supposed to be activated when the brake pedal is pressed allowing shifter movement and when the brake pedal is released it is used to prevent shifter movement. An audible click will be noticed on most vehicles when pressing the brake pedal in park. If this click sound is not heard, the shifter not moving the solenoid is likely the problem. Seek the assistance of a professional from YourMechanic to inspect your shifter assembly and diagnose your issue.

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