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Gary, Pontiac Technician
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Shift gear moves freely but car doesn't move, My car is a

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Shift gear moves freely but car doesn't move
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: My car is a 2009 Pontiac G6 and I haven't checked brake switch.
JA: Are you fixing your G6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No I not fixing it myself. I come home from the store get home and was backing up when I put car in drive it want go forward.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

Welcome! My name is ***** ***** I will do my best to assist you with this problem.

Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

what gear is it stuck in ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The gear is not stuck. It will move freely but the car does not go into drive or reverse
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

what gear does the selector say in the dash that the car is in ?

i know the shifter will move free but what gear does the transmission say it is in ?

Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

can you open the hood and see if the shift cable popped off the transmissions shift lever as seen here in this picture ?