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Gear shifter will not go in park. shows in reverse but is actaully in park. all are off by 1.. R=park, N= reverse, D-= neautral, etc

Seems like all are off by 1.. R=park, N= reverse, D= neautral, etc. I can drive when show in 2nd gear but can't actually determione if that Drive or actauuly driving in 2nd gear? any suggestions

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Check that the selector on the side of the tranny is tight and properly adjusted. Re adjust so that gear selected lines up with lights

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

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SOURCE: 1994 Ford Ranger won't shift into drive

In 9 out of 10 cases when I see this problem in the ranger, it is the planetary gear in the transmission. It is made of the cheapest metal available. It breaks usually from going to park before the truck stops or switching from reverse to drive while still rolling. Just a Idea , But I hope it isn't that . Reverse will work fine for a while, and have no forward gears.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 ford explorer rolls/creeps forward while in park

linkage is off, not starting in park, neutral safety switch maybe bad

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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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: have 1999 Ford Expedition xlt. My gear indicator

This comes straight from the repair manual..
1. Remove the upper steering column cover.
2. Put the shifter in drive position.
3. Move the shift lever clockwise until it stops (all the way to first gear position, then move it back two detent positions to the Drive position.
4. Hang an a weight (something) with 8 pounds of weight on the lever to hold it in place.
5. Center the indicator neddle in the middle of drive position.
6. Rotate the thumbwheel on the bottom of the steering column to remove all slack from the indicator cable.
7 Install the upper steering column cover.

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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SOURCE: My 1999 ford explorer will not go into park;all other gears work

DIsconnext and reconnect the linkage at the transmission. You may want top replace the linkage cable all together. Make sure you set the parking break and block the tires

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

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