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Can installing a fan belt incorrectly effect the shift gear

I was told that there are cracks on the belt that needs to be replaced. I jad them replace it only to find out later that when I shift the gear to reverse, it won't go, I have to put it on nuetral to have it reverse. Do you think what they did, effected this? Please help

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I think they're messing with you,Fan belt has nothing to do with your transmission linkage,something got loosened up and is out of adjustment, or your cable is broke that operates the indicator .Take it to a different shop hopefully far away from the other guys.

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In the normal world. no. having a belt installed will not cause this prob and if you have a ford its really normal for ford trucks. good luck

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