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What cause a transmission lever not to shift to L on 98 caravan?

What cause a transmission lever not to shift to L on 1998 dodge caravan after transmission being replace by remanufactured one?
Cluster shows PRD3L. Can get the shift lever get to shift to L but from P to 3 only. Any suggestion what could have gone wrong?.

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  • darrowmike Feb 02, 2009

    Thanks for the info.

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Sounds like linkage is out of ajustment, or it got hooked back up wrong, or it got bent when the old one was taken out, or new one was put in, or new trans. is for a differant model like car or truck ect.

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