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1993 lincoln towncar

Cant get the shifter into drive, re-verse, l1, l2. car will start. Just cant get it out of park. checked the switch on tran. break light do come on once I turn key to half position. Can start car in nutural then put into drive. But starting car in park and then trying to put into another gear is not happening. Help please... Fredrick / Indianapolis.

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Raise the front of the car and support on jack stands and secure the back end so it does not roll clean the linkage pivot points and lubricate them with multipurpose grease and that should help you with your problem

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