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I have a 1988 Lincoln town car. The cable that goes into the side of the transmission fell of the bottom of the car and melted to the exhaust pipe. One what is this cable called. Where do I find one.

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  • jwz1963 Sep 29, 2008

    I have no idea. When looking under the car on the driver side. It comes down from the engine and goes into the side of the transmission. I have talked to salvage yards and one even sent me a cable, but its a kick down cable and its to short. The cable that I need is much longer.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Did U ever ID this cable??

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Is this the cable that shifts the trans from gear to gear?

  • lyallshafer Jul 20, 2013

    speedo cable goes to the tailshaft,intothe tranny, yourshifter cable should have nipplethat goes into the gears on side of tranny, anthe kickdown goes besid thatonto a nipple



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I is part of the leankige for shifting i thank u san go to a junk yard and get one also a 88 and a 99 are compattable.

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Souds like passing gear cable. do your speedometer still work? if not try that. hope that hellps

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