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Won't start without putting in neutral

Hi, My 1999 truck is having a shifter problem. It doesn't seem to go into park all the way so I have to use my emergency brake. Most of the time when I go to start it, it doesn't without having to turn the key part on and put it into neutral. I need to figure out what the problem is, I'm afraid the gears aren't going to work at all pretty soon. Any suggestions?



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  • tazmansbabe Sep 26, 2008

    Ok, How does one do that? Can we do that ourself, or do we need to take it somewhere, and if we took it somewhere, how much do you think it would cost?



  • tazmansbabe Sep 26, 2008


    I will let you know how this works!



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You need to adjust your shifter cable

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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    TripleTauto Sep 26, 2008

    where the shift cable hooks on the transmission there is a push in piece that locks the cable you should pull this out and cable will slide for adjustment



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