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How to replace light bulb in floor mounted gear shift on '03 Mercury Sable ?

Need to replace indicator light on floor mounted auto transmission.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Problem with Transmission Not shifting into forward gears

When was the transmission rebuilt and was it done by a shop with a warranty? I have yet to see an alternator cause damage to a transmission but there has been stranger things. If the alternator was hooked up wrong or a wire was left off, the system could be loosing power to one of the ECMS. Or one of the ecms could of been damage if the wrong battery terminal was hooked up. That I have seen. For the moment, it sounds like the car is in limp home, which is a safety feature by the manufactures that does not allow the car to be driven. Are there any lights on, check engine light, transmission light ect when the car is running?

Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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SOURCE: 2003 Mercury Sable headlight bulb replacement

This problem is now resolved, thanks to a prior post by sableowner.

http://www.fixya.com/cars/t1479995-2001_merc_sable_headlight_replacement

The 2003 Sable has the same headlight assembly and removal/replacement instructions as the 2001 Sable. Once I had this information in hand, bulb replacement was easy.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 mercury sable how to remove auto transmission

You have to use and engine support bar that hooks across the top of the strut towers like this
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Then you remove the sub frame under car and remove tranny thru the bottom.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 MERCURY SABLE

My 2000 Sable starts blowing hot air about every 6 months. I mean like an oven. All I do is disconnect the battery negative terminal for about 5 minutes. After I re-connect the problem is solved. This solves many problems on this car, it just needs a re-boot. It must be powered by Microsoft (ha ha). Good luck. ps my auto headlamps never did work right either. Dave.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I remove the dashboard on my 1994 Mercury Sable?

remove tha fan speed knob by pulling it out and unscrew the screws beneath it to open the dashboard

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

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Mercury sable gear shiftier jammed in park


Found this for a '93
Check that the brake lights work. The neutral park solenoid needs to see an input from the brake light switch before it allows the transmission to be taken out of park. If the brake lights don't work check the switch and fuses. If not the solenoid that allows the shift linkage out of park may have failed. Nearly every car has a mechanical override to allow the transmission to be shifted out of Park.

And this for a 2002
More than likely the BOO (brake on/off) switch located on the brake pedal, or it's connector is the problem. Check to see if the brake lights are working. If not, you can disconnect the BOO switch and jump the wires together. If the brake lights come on then, it should shift out of park.

So your's should be the same.

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2009 buick lacrosse console gear indicator bulb


Transmission Floor Shift Control Indicator Lamp Replacement

Remove the front floor console. Refer to Front Floor Console Replacement.
Rotate the floor shift control indicator lamp socket (2). Pull the socket from the trim bezel.
Remove the bulb from the socket.

Front Floor Console Replacement

Preliminary Procedures
Remove the rear floor console. Refer to Rear Floor Console Replacement.
Remove the instrument panel lower trim plate. Refer to Instrument Panel Lower Trim Plate Replacement.
Set the parking brake, then shift the transmission into drive and push the shift indicator down until it locks, to allow clearance to remove the console.
1
Front Floor Console Screw (Qty: 2)
Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.
Tighten
2 N·m (18 lb in)
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Front Floor Console Bolt (Qty: 2)
Tighten
10 N·m (88 lb in)
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Front Floor Console Assembly
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Front Floor Console Retainer Clip (Qty: 2)

Feb 24, 2017 | 2009 Buick LaCrosse

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What do I have to take apart to replace floor shift gear selector cable for bf falcon


HI TERRY, PLEASE FIND ATTACHED PIC AND INSTRUCTIONS
REGARDS
RAMON HEWITT

REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION (Continued)

Gear Shift - Floor Mounted

Removal

1. Raise the vehicle and disconnect the transmission

shift cable from the lower selector lever.

2. Disconnect the four nuts that attach the housing 6. Remove the whole floor shift housing by lifting

to the floorpan. vertically

Installation

1. To install the floor shift housing to the floorpan

reverse the above instructions in order 6, 5, 4.

2. Place the selector lever in the 'P' position.

3. Raise the vehicle.

4. Reconnect the four nuts that attach the housing to

the floorpan.

5. Install the shift cable back onto the lower selector

lever.

6. Tighten the lock nut to the required torque to 28

Nm.

7. Lower the vehicle and check transmission

operation in each selector lever detent position.

3. Lower the vehicle. 8. Check that the mode light functions correctly. For

4. Remove the centre console (Refer to section further information, refer to Section 307-05.

307-05).

5. Detach the back light bulb/wiring.
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I6 Floor mount shift components




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Jan 12, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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Transmission fluid


30k on trans fluid may set the sensor off. The wiring to the sensor could be a problem too. A faulty sensor will give the indication too.

Jan 12, 2014 | 2001 Mercury Sable

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2000 sable- can't shift out of park. shifter glides and needle on dash moves there's no gears shifting. is the transmission blown?


That is what it sounds like. I would check the transmission fluid level. I f it is full, you probably need a transmission. If it is low or out of fluid, then you need to find the leak, repair it, and cross your fingers and hope there is no permanent damage to the transmission.

May 19, 2012 | 2000 Mercury Sable

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What's a Pressure control solenoid 'B' open


there are 4 selenoids in mercury or nissan which utilize same auto transmission. those selenoids work in combinations to direct AT oil into mazes to shift into different gears. if one of selenoids are lacking of voltage or wire is simply broken you can get this kind error. check connectors and wires of transmission first.

Nov 18, 2011 | 1995 Mercury Sable

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Auto transmission slips occassionally when shifting into high gear. 55K miles on car. 2001 merc. sable-3.0L OHC 24V


do not use high gear anymore. your clutches are slipping. you need your transmission rebuilt

Dec 30, 2009 | Mercury Sable Cars & Trucks

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2003 Mercury Sable will not move in any of the gears. It went from working perfectly to not moving in forward or reverse. It has 121,000 miles on it.


It sounds like it can be either very cheap or very expensive to fix. If you know a little about cars look under the hood at the transmission which is behind the engine.

The engine should only crank in Park and Neutral. If the engine cranks in any gear the shifter is not attached to the cable anymore. The shifter or cable is broken.

You should see something like a shift cable attached to a stem coming out the transmission. You need to determine if the cable moves or rods move. You may need to look under the floor shift too! If either end is not moving when the shifter is moving, then you just need a shift cable.

However, if the transmission levers are moving and the engine cranks only in Park or Neutral then it is the transmission.

Oct 25, 2009 | 2003 Mercury Sable

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