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My transmission is stuck in forth gear. i was driving without my clutch, then all the sudden the shifter was free but it stays in forth gear. if i use the clutch i can start the suv no problem.

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SOURCE: Automatic trans shifter stuck in drive.

You have a worn or damage gear lever(shifter).

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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SOURCE: clutch pedal stuck to the floor stick shifter will

try pulling pedal up, does it drop str8 to the floor,if yes problem in hydralic clutch like clutch master cylinder or slave cylinder,if pdel stays up appears to be ok then the clutch may need replacing

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: shifter won't shift gears

This happen to my aunts GMC yukon at I hop and the solution was a cable under the truck was disconnected and just needed to be reconnected.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 F150 The column gear shifter won't fully

This problem could be caused by a few things, first I would check the shift cable (most common) by disconnecting it from the transmission range sensor (on transmission), and from the ball stud on the steering column. Then have an assistant push one end of the cable fully foward and hold firmly. You then push on the other end making sure no spongyness is present. the cable should feel solid, then have your assistant let go and manually pull cable in and out, should be smooth with no binding, if binding or spongyness is present replace cable. Second, the bracket with the ball stud on the steering column is attached with 3 gold colored bolts that require a t-30 torx socket. These tend to come loose and does not allow the cable to completely be pushed into the park position, so by rocking the truck, the shift bracket is forced into park. make sure these bolts are tight. You might have to put the shift lever in the low position to see these bolts. Third, the cable might require adjustment due to the locking tab at the transmission range sensor not completely locked.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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SOURCE: sudden transmission failure

sounds like trans, they dont always give you warning, check for trans codes

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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you could try rocking the car backwards and forwards whilst moving the gearstick to see if it frees up out of first gear.

Can you start the car up with the clutch pressed down and drive the car in first gear as normal if this is the case and you can drive the car in first gear and the clutch seems fine then it could be a more serious fault inside the gearbox even broken selector in the box.

let me know the outcome then i can assist you further ok

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