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2003 ford windstar

My wife drove our 2003 ford windstar to work and parked it no problem. When she left the car started but the transmission would not engage in any gear, forward or reverse. I could see the shift rod moving under thge hood. The car runs but just will not move. Can you give me an idea what the problem is so i can make a suggestion when i take it to the dealer for service.

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Jake Eicher

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  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    Transmission won't engage in any gear. I was going down the street and it just went in to neutral and it hasn't moved sense.


  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    We were going up the escarpment, and we lost all of the gears. There was just a whining of gears when you put it into park

  • rileyrider Feb 23, 2009

    i have 2003 windstar. i had 2 front tires put on yesturday i drove it around and it was fine and then went to back it out of garage tonight and it wont shift into gear. help i have to work in the morning!

  • jenn28532 Feb 26, 2009

    i drove it to my parents house fine, came out and started it up and put it in gear and shifter moved fine but car wouldn'tmove

  • apbrasa May 11, 2010

    What is the selector link, and where is located? It is too complicate to fix a 1995 Windstar transmission?



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Check your transmission fluid level if at all possible. If your fluid is low you won't be able to engage any gears as there isn't enough pressurized fluid to shift the clutch or selector in the transmission box. If that's fine, next check the selector link and check it is connected to the transmission (not totally unheard of for it to come loose). Still no joy then it's the clutch...sorry.

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