Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Wont go into gear shifter goes in gear but wont caught

asked by on

Wont go into gear...

My car has 133564 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello.

If your car will not go into gear the first things I would check are the shifter cable, linkage, and bushings. If there is a problem with any of those three components it may prevent the transmission from shifting into gear. I would also check the fluid level, just be sure that it is not low.

I’d suggest getting the vehicle looked at by a qualified technician, such as one YourMechanic, to diagnose your shifting issue and fix it accordingly.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Heard a loud noise and the car turned off.

You have had a catastrophic failure of the rear end, transmission, or a component at a wheel. This is a major repair that will first require someone to determine which component failed. To figure this out, I would lift the...

Q: Front doors not locking with fob.

The front door lock actuators are controlled by the their respective door switch units. The rear lock actuators are controlled by the Body Control Module. When the key fob is pressed to lock or unlock. The Body Control Module receives...

Q: Having to push on starter relay fuse to start car

Hi there. If you have to press the relay in order for the starter to engage, it's possible that the relay housing itself is damaged or the relay itself is the source of your problems. You might want to have...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...