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Gear Shift Problems

I gear shift on my 2002 Dodge Ram is broke. The gear shifter was locked and would not release when I turned the wheels so I pulled on the shifter and broke a piece inside. I can't find a replacement part and don't know what it is called. It connects to the nipple on the bracket right on the gear shifter. It is about 8 inches long or so plastic and the other end runs into the engine probably to the transmission I'm guessing. what would this part be and where could I get one? Thanks for any help!!

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  • rldavis8333 Feb 13, 2009

    The piece that broke is in the dash I'm not sure it if's part of the steering column or not but it is located just under the steering wheel in the dash.

  • Rob Bridges May 11, 2010

    are you talking in the steering column or on the floor? the 4x4 shifter or transmission?

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A wrecking yard would be my best guess for a replacement steering column, cheapest also.

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SOURCE: 2002 Dodge Ram Gear Shifter

This kind of sounds like you might of broke your shifter interlock. If that is the case you will need a new shift cable.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Shifter stuck in Park

Billettechnologies.com sells a replacement cog to put your shifter back into action. Their part replaces a factory plastic piece...no wonder these are failing at a fast rate.
Here is the LINK to make this change out of parts...

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