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Engine locked up

When i put it in nutral it will free wheel. but when i've tryed to start it it just clicks. so taken starter out then turned it over the starter wont turn & it just clicks. but when i put it in gear the wheel still locks up.

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It will becaus ein gear the engine is trying to turn over with the wheel. thats how the thing goes, the engine turns the tranny which puts power to rear wheel, so if engine is off and you push while in gear you are reversing the process. you should get your starter checked i think its bad. your engine is not seized. . try this put the trans in say 3rd or fourth gear and try to push it, should be some resistance but you should be able to move it and turn the engine in the process. if you need further assistance you just need to call me so i can explain it

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