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Driving uphill suddenly car wouldn't shift into gear. Couldn't go over 30MPH

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Sounds like a drive shaft problem, i had simular problem when i stupidy slammed my almera into reverse, is yours automatic , if so try pressing the overdrive switch it worked for me!

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