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Driving as usual at 55mph, heard a loud bang, tires locked up for a split second, it kept moving until pulled off road to see hat it was. Checked all tires and front of car for something hit, and nothing out of ordinary. Got back in to drive it off the hwy, and it would not go into gear, or reverse. Engine still turns over, but it wont go anywhere.

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Depends straight drive or auto front wheel or rear wheel drive be more specific

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SOURCE: 1995 crown vic gear problems/gear shift wont lock

if the shifter is loose and sloppy feeling then the shift cable bracket has come loose under the dash at the steering wheel. remove the lower panel under the steering wheel so you can see under the dash then get flash light and look while jiggling the shifter. you should be able to see the cable and bracket. if the bracket is loose then tighten the bolts. note this bracket is at the steering colum.

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SOURCE: Front brakes replaced and then heard a loud bang

it sounds like one of the mounting bolts-pins came loose or was not fully tightened.
the grinding noise could have been on the wheel or rotor depending on what came loose. probably the bang means its missing altogether now, DANGEROUS! do not drive.
have a tow truck bring it back and be there to look when they inspect it....

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SOURCE: 1995 crown vic gear problems/gear shift wont lock

most likely the shift tube bushings are bad- you may have also lost a few screws in the shift tube or they could just be loose. you have to pull the steernig column down to inspect/repair it.

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it could be a few things bent shifting fork or first gear is out reverse runs off an idler that is conected to first gear.

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SOURCE: Loud metal bang when turned tires to right

hi from the uk this bang you heard is most likely to be the coil suspension spring on the nearside most likely the top coil has broken this is not uncommon fault however slightly expensive but not beyond d i y if you want to save money it would be worth checking both sides and if you shop around you can obtain springs at reasonable price have done one recently on focus cost £56 here in uk time to diy if you have haynes manual it will give detailed instructions on renewal you will need to borrow spring compressors hope this helps keep in touch if you req further info/assistance good luck

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