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Chris (aka- Moose), Technician
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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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My car is stuck on reverse, 2012, I've tried starting the

Customer Question

My car is stuck on reverse
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2012
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I've tried starting the car numerous of times but it's saying it's stuck on reverse even when I put in park
JA: Do you have brake lights? Have any trouble codes popped up?
Customer: Yes I do It says I'm on a hill but I'm not I have brake lights on as well
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

What model vehicle is this?

Can you move the shifter to all other gears?

Will it start in any gear like neutral or between N and D or between N and R?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It will not start in any gear
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No matter what I do with brakes on or off, it still won't start
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I can move the shift to all the other gears but it still says it on reverse
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
2012 Ford Focus
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Do you own a test light or volt meter?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No I don't
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
What should I do to turn my car on?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Are you stranded and just need to get it started to get home or are you at home and can get someone with either of those tools to help you so we can diagnose this?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I am stranded
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

You are going to need a piece of wire or paper clip. Only needs to be about an inch and thin. Do you have anything like this?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No sir
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'm irritated. I will try to call roadside assistance
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Do you want me to tell you what they need to do once they get there so you can get it started to get home, as my answer, and would you appreciate that?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
They won't come out here and if they do they said they will tow it
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

When you buy a car the keys come on a cheap ring, do you have one of those or is there one in the glove box?

How about a hair berette (spelling)

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I just want my money back man
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Use the contact us link at the bottom of the page.

Sorry you have nothing to use so I can help you bypass start it.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 4 months ago.

I noticed you did not seek a refund yet, do you still need help?