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Hi hi the car was running and then the transmission stopped. I can move it in neutral but will not go into any other gear

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?

Car is an os with 182k on it. And what is the brake switch

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?

02 eclipse

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Eclipse yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just moving the shift. I'm on the road and trying to figure it out

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not at this time

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Transmission Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the car will not move and the brakes are not locked up then you could have an internal failure in the transmission, it could be extremely low fluid, or it could possibly be a broken CV shaft.

With the trans in park are you able to push the car or do you feel a mechanical lock?

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