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1988 buick lesabre shifting gears problem

Well when i shift in drive it says iam in neutral when i shift in reverse it says im in park.when i try to shift all the way down to drive 3 it doesnt let me.

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  • anthonyjstub Nov 12, 2008

    but it lets me drive regulary i just have to remember what gear iam in i just wanted to know the problem and how can i fix this?

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Hello;
You need to have the linkage adjusted. Over time, the linkage can go out of adjustment. If this is a column shift car the mechanical linkage may have shifted from hitting a bump or such. Hope this helps, let me know if I may be of further assistance.
Thanks;
Rich
RPM Northwest

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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