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Shifter cable will not engage into park or reverse. moves freely, no resistance

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Have you checked each end of the cable to see if it is connected to the shift lever and the transmission ?

Posted on Dec 12, 2012

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SOURCE: difficult to move shifter automatic trans

need to check to see if there r any recalls for ur vehical, sounds too new for this problem, also it could be that u need a new shifter cable....
Try disconnecting cable at the trans and see if it move easyer, if it does than trans problem....in ternal

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: well i will start my car and its in park, but when

sounds like you have a broken shifter cable, kinda a pain to change unless you've done a few, it attatches to the top side of the transmission under the air filter housing and runs from there through the firewall and up the side of the steering column where it attatches to the shifter assembly

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

SOURCE: The transmission shifter is loose on my 1993 Ford

sounds like an obstrution in the linkage look at the lever on the trans also check the cable to see if it is freyed

Posted on Jan 06, 2010

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SOURCE: Hi,

The weld on the manual lever is known to break loose. First, with the wheels off the ground, with the lever in the park position, does the drive shaft lock in park? If yes or no sometimes, drop the trans pan. I bet the nut on the lever camd loose.

Posted on Jun 19, 2010

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SOURCE: 2002 ford escape the gear

If the vehicle will not go into gear as well, then the chances are good that the shift cable has become disconnected at the column or the transmission, or it simply snapped

Posted on Feb 17, 2011

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