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Loud knocking noise when shifted into drive. Car won't move.

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Loud knocking noise when...

Loud knocking noise when shifted into drive. Car won't move.

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Just happened. Trying to pull my car out of a snow bank.

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

Nissan Maxima 2004

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

Getting towed tomorrow.

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

That's it.

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Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answers! I will be assisting you with all of your vehicle questions today. Give me one moment while I review your question and come back with a answer. Please be aware I do not know your skill level or abilities so I will be asking a lot of questions and in a lot of cases we will respond to each other quite a lot before we find a solution. As far as phone calls are concerned that is the system prompting you, not me, and they do cost more money, I prefer text but in some cases a phone call is required. If I don’t answer right away or quickly in conversation I am helping another customer or have stepped out for a moment and will respond as soon as I can. Ok lets get started! When you get it on the bed of the truck start it up and put it in drive to see whats going on, I suspect your driveshaft is broken

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Starts fine. Will not move after shifting into park or reverse.
Transmission Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 month ago

When you get it on the bed of the truck start it up and put it in drive to see whats going on, I suspect your driveshaft is broken

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