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F150 broke shift tube

I have a 97 f150 4x4. yesterday after trying to backout, the gear shift in the cab went limp. it now moves around freely. the truck is stuck in drive . i think that it is the shift tube that broke. i would appreciate any tips and or diagrams that would help me fix it.

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  • F.U.B.A.R.
    F.U.B.A.R. Jul 20, 2009

    after dropping the steering wheel, i saw that the casing around the cable split in two. i ordered the peices from ford and will replace the cable and casing as well as the shifttube, so i wont have to drop the wheel again. i hopw this fixes it

  • Bill
    Bill May 11, 2010

    Check to see if the cable broke and not the shifter tube.

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Look under the car the linkage on the trans may have come off.

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