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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Transmissions
Satisfied Customers: 22815
Experience:  Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep master tech ASE Master and Advanced Certified, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep Master Certified, Trans Specialist
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My mom's 03 PT cruiser's transmission just quit on her while

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My mom's 03 PT cruiser's transmission just quit on her while driving down the road
JA: When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: recently but not sure when exactly
JA: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: it just happened and I am at work so I haven't tried anything yet.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: she was driving and it jumped some and she pulled over and now the car wont move in any gear.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 9 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If it won't move then the problem is either very low transmission fluid, an internal failure in the trans, or possibly a broken CV shaft.

With the trans in park are you able to push the car or do you feel a hard mechanical lock?
Has the fluid level and condition been checked?