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Shift gears are locked!!

I changed the brakes on my 1997 Ford 150 and now the shift gear is locked. I can turn on the truck but it will not move, any suggestions?

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  • Rob
    Rob May 11, 2010

    Meaning the shifter is stuck in a gear... say 2nd?



    Sounds like the tranny is in a bind. Try pushing the truck and then depressing the clutch and shifting, or (whilst sitting still, of course) have someone get under the truck with a hammer and a piece of wood and knock the truck out of gear whilst you press in the clutch from inside the truck.



    good luck

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If you mean it will not come out of park then see if your brakes light light up when you step on the pedal if not check the brake light switch under the dash on top of the brake pedal.

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