Question about 2001 Ford Escape
You have to take the plastic panels around the streeing wheel off (it's pretty easy). The cable is sold as a complete assembly. There is a plastic coupling on each end and ususlly, the end next to the transmission breaks. The internal plastic falls out and the cable slips off the trans. shift pin. You can fix it without replacing the cable, if you can find the correct size "E" clip to hold the transmission side of the cable to the pin attached to the transmission. Just look at the transmission side of the cable and you will see what I am refering to. It's pretty easy to access from under the hood (pass side). Just look and you will see the loose cable that has popped off the shift pin. I just happened to find the correct E pin and it worked. If you buy a nes cable assembly, it will probably cost around $68-retail.
Wholesale cost is around $35. I was going to replace the shift cable, but the clip seems to be working fine and I have not had a problem...
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