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Honda Car Failure

I have a question about a car issue. I made a turn with my 2014 Honda Civic LX and after the u turn, I heard a noise and the wheels began to spin when I was pressing on the accelerator. The car motor was running, no tires were flat, no lights were on to indicate any failures. The car would not drive in drive or reverse. The car was moving in park after the tow truck delivered it to the repair shop. I just had my vehicle serviced two weeks ago. My car has over 119,000 miles. Do you think this is transmission or another issue. The tow truck driver suggested a transmission issue. I am preparing to purchase a new vehicle just in case. Thank you.

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Something needs clearing up.

You say the wheels spin but the rotation of the tires (wheels) does not result in the car moving. Was the parking brake on? Were the rear wheels locked up? Were you are an ice or oil patch?

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Re: Something Needs Cleaned Up, Honda Car Failure

The car brake was not on. There is no ice on the roads. There was no oil patch as I made a u turn at the same location 10 minutes before looking for parking. The sound occurred about 3/4 to 7/8 of finishing the u turn. The car made a noise that sounded as if i hit an object when I did try to reverse it to see if it run when the tow trucker driver arrived. The motor ran and the car started fine. No warning lights or notices came on for failures. The car needed an object to keep it from rolling even at park at the dealership. It did not roll when I had it in park in right turn lane where I pulled off the road. Thank you for replying and helping me figure out my problem.

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sounds like you blew out a CV joint

....but sounds even more like the transaxle is broken.

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The clue is

" The car needed an object to keep it from rolling even at park at the dealership. "

I'm not sure if you can see the CV joints but it's those or the transmission. Hope it's the external bits since transmission work always gets into 4 figures.

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