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It’s stuck in first gear. No leaks. Has 203,000. But. I just…

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It’s stuck in first...

It’s stuck in first gear.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?

No leaks. Has 203,000.

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

But. I just accumulated almost 1000 miles in less then 30 mins.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your MINI?

It 04’ crown Victoria

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

Not touching anything until Ik what’s causing the problem

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

Besides the mileage constant rising and trans stuck in first. That’s about it

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Any warning lights or messages on or flashing?

Does reverse and manual 1st work correct?

Does the speedometer read correctly?

So far the symptoms point to a faulty output shaft speed sensor but we need to do some more diagnostics before parts are repaired or replaced.

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Hello, Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my answer. The option to rate my response or reply is still available. I want to make sure you were pleased with what you paid for.

Thanks Chris

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