Q: wont click into gear

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I put the brake in and when i pull it down to go into reverese it feels lose and doesnt click into any gear and it stopped showing on the dash that im putting it in gear

My car has 1000000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You should have the shift cable linkage at the transmission and at the steering column to see if the cable end bushing came off of the transmission shift linkage. Have the cable inspected and the end repaired by replacing bushing or replace the complete cable.

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