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98 chevy s10 truck is stuck in reverse and the gear shifter moves freely

The truck is stuck in reverse and the shifter moves but doesn't connect to any other gear. The truck won't start.

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SOURCE: 2002 GMC Envoy Stuck in Reverse

broke cable

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SOURCE: 98 Grand Cherokee shifter wont stay in place (moves freely)

there should be a c-clip on handle remove clip pull handle top off you'll find plastic rod is jammed

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SOURCE: 98 Grand Cherokee shifter wont stay in place (moves freely)

Give the shifter a good hard hit on the top. Sometimes it pops out of place.

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Does your key turn all the way to where it should be when you usually take it out of the ignition? If not, then you have a bad nuetral saftey switch. If so try turn the wheel in either direction while attempting to pull out the key. I hope tis helped you out. It would be greatly appreciated if you could rate my answer, Thanks. MIKE-

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SOURCE: I have a 1994 chevy S-10 4x4. I started the truck

it sounds like a trasmission cover problem in the old gm's you could
remove the shift boot + there is a cap at the base of the shifter with a
slot for the shift lever to move around in this is spring loaded push down
on the cap turn c clockwise it should pop up + you can remove the
shifter use a flashlight + look into the cover there should be sqare shafts
with notch's in them use a long heavy screw driver(or tire iron) press the
clutch down(e brake on wheels chocked) and allign slots in the ctr. the
transmission should now be in neutral put the shifter in and gently shift
through the gears if it will not go into all the gears you may have a
bent or broken shift fork in that case the cover has to come off the
transmission. if you have a manual transfer case put it in neutrel and
press the clutch + gently try to wiggle the shift into neutral somtimes
you get lucky. if your setup is different then what I described drop by
the library + check out a chiltons/moter/mitchells or haynes repair
manual any of these can give you step by steps + diagrams for this
project. hope this helps good luck

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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