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Repaired shifter and now my 04 sl500 will not shift out of 1st gear

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On an automatic stick shift the stick shift came apart. What holds the knob on the gear shift rod?


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Sep 24, 2015 | 1998 Honda Civic

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88 jeep wrangler manuel transmission stuck in 1st won't shift at all drives in 1st only like it's locked in gear clutch has pressure


check the lever pivot point in the turret on top of the gear box
they can come loose and the lever doesn't pivot and so will not move the shifter rail

Mar 10, 2015 | Jeep Cars & Trucks

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Why do i have to press the gas before i put it in gear if i dont it dies smothes out at 50 mph


Is the shifter real loose and floppy?
If it is you may be starting out in 3rd gear instead of 1st!
Remove the shifter boot below the shifter look at the rods as you shift 1 thru 5 and Rev! Note the rod position as you shift thru the gears. You can do this while sitting idle, not driving!
If while tring to get it into 1st, take your hand and push the left rod farther forward has you move it into 1st gear! If you are able to get it into 1st, try driving forward, if it doesn't stall, chances are you need to replace the shifter do to the worn out Nylon Bushings in the shifter! If this doesn't help, take a look under the hood and see if the shifter cables are attached to the top of the shifter tower! Some times the clips holding the shifter cable to the trans come off and one of the cables will slide making it impossible to get it into 1st gear!
Hope this helps!
if you need photos of what I'm trying to explain, please reply back as soon as possible.

Aug 17, 2014 | 1999 Saturn SL

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I have a 91' ford f-150 that I pulled out of a parking lot and shifted from 1st to 2nd and instead of going into second it became stuck in fourth. then I proceeded to pulling the three screws out from...


if there has been no abuse or no chance somethind bent shifting rods under veh. check for loose or worn out shift rod connections,If internal trans shift drum problems your world just got more complacated

Aug 26, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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Car moves with shifter in neutral position,feels like in 3rd or 4th gear.with shifter in 1st or 2nd gear car will not move. engine dies when clutch is engaged.


car is in two gears disengauge linkage and put back in Mistral if is a too loader you may have to pull the shift assembly and manually shift thhe gears your shift forks may be bent

Mar 11, 2013 | 1991 Honda Accord

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Will not shift into park.


Does the shifter feel loose or sloppy?
Are all other gears indicating correct and in there correct location?
How about manual 1st gear is it only operating 1st gear and the shifter is actually able to get down to 1st?

I believe you are going to find your shift linkage is loose at the base of the steering column where the shift cable attached to the shifter tube. there are 2 T30 torx screws there which often come loose and cause this concern. You can access this by laying upside down in the floor board. it is very tight and painful but possible. Check this and let me know.

Jul 22, 2012 | 1994 Ford Econoline

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Gear shift stuck in park


The BTSI (Brake Transmission Shift Interlock) has a small spring retainer on the park safety. A small plastic tab breaks & releases the spring. This requires the shifter to be disassembled in order to be repaired.

Repaired mine Sunday May 1st and can provide detailed instructions if desired.

If you are lucky, your brake interlock is the only problem. There is a bypass switch located beside the gear selector. Remove the small "cubby" bin located next to the gear shift by simply lifting up to remove. You will note a small access port and a pink button contained therein. Press the pink button to override the brake interlock.

If you still cannot shift into park, then the shifter must be removed for the spring repair. Even if yours is still under warranty, you will get another shifter that will eventually fail due to poor engineering.

Please let me know if you would like my assistance.

Apr 18, 2010 | 2005 Dodge Magnum

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I have a 97 f-250 7.3 with a manual trans. and it wants to jump out of reverse if I dont go to 1st gear and then to rev. first.


Sounds like the shift lever is not coming completely out of 2nd gear. So, by shifting into 1st gear, you recenter the shift lever. You can confirm this by going under the truck and moving the 1st - 2nd lever on the side of the transmission with your hand. If the shifter goes into reverse after you manually recenter the 1-2 lever, then you need to correct the problem that prevents the "normal" recentering of the 1-2 shift lever.

Possibilities are: Bent shift rod; worn shifter; worn shift rod at connection to shift lever on transmission.

Oct 10, 2009 | Ford F-250 Cars & Trucks

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