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MarlinFan10

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So I started my car, pulled out of my space and drive through my parking lot. I went over a speed bump and suddenly PWNED my engine stops running. The engine light came on after I stopped hearing any engine noise and I could only go forward very slowly (the usual foot not on the brake but car in drive motion). The wheel was very hard to turn as I tried to get into a parking spot. Now the brake is up higher than usual and is hard to press down. Also, there was a lot of resistance when I tried turning the key again to restart it.

So anyways, this happend 2 hours ago and I asked around and people don't seem to know much about cars. Any information you all may have on what the problem is or how to fix it is immensley appreciated.
 

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That sounds like serious damage. Just a guess - you may have broken an axle.
 

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I have no idea as well and my uneducated guess would be a broken belt somewhere.
 

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If you don't mind, but what kind of car is it? Some cars have maintenance-free timing belts....which if yours doesn't....could be the easy issue.
 

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Well, thanks to the info, especially to Cape, who restored my confidence in FSU students. :whistle :thumbup

I'll have to do the ugly work tomorrow of getting it to a repair shop.
 

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Well, thanks to the info, especially to Cape, who restored my confidence in FSU students. :whistle :thumbup

I'll have to do the ugly work tomorrow of getting it to a repair shop.

Don't drive it, you'll need to get it towed.
 

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Chewie,

I assumed you would have it towed, but DO NOT OPERATE THAT VEHICLE! It is likely not safe and definitely not legally roadworthy.

Do you/your parents have AAA?
 

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ya.. def. the timing belt.. the same thing happened to me in my old ford splash one night comin home from the fish fry
 

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