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I believe the transmission linkage on my 2001 tahoe has somehow become disconnected. I'm looking for a diagram of this linkage. It is in park and when I go to change gears, the shifter just about falls...has no resistance at all and it never leaves park... Can i manually reconnect?

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  • terrys193 Jul 12, 2009

    I fixed it. The linkage had disconnected at the gearbox connection. There is a round plastic connector on the end of the cable. It connects to the metal linkage on the gearbox that makes the shift when the cable is retracted. I assume that a rivet that was on there had broken allowing the plastic round head to come off and disconnect the linkage. I put the head back over the rivet and zip tied it together. It will hold long enough for me to get it to a shop and have them put a new rivet on it or maybe a bolt and screw...

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    Try looking at it to see what isn't working???

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Look under the truck on the drivers side.you will see the shifter rod on the tranny. if the cable end is not connected to the ball reconnect it if its connected have some one move the gear selector while you watchit. if the cable doesnt move its broken and will need to be replaced. if the sector moves on the tranny and its not going into gear the tranny will need to come apart to find the problem. PS MAKE SURE THE TRUCK IS NOT RUNNING AND THE PERSON MOVING THE SELECTOR KEEPS THEIR FOOT ON THE BRAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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