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I have a 1993 Olds 88 that is stuck in neutral. The shifter handle moves too easy, indicator needle moves but its not engaging. I was told it was shifter rod or cable. How do I Get to the shift cable at each end? Thanks in advance!!!!

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I think you did as I did and broke the shifter handle... it was hard to shift for a while and then one day wouldn't go... there are 4 bolts(2-10mm 2-14mm?? I think) on the bottom of the column close to the pedals... take those out and you will see the shifter cable... you can disconnect it there and shift by pulling the cable out or pushing it in... I've been doing it for years... the other end of the cable is under the hood on the right... good luck... and the car isn't really worth replacing the column...

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It sounds like it is your neutral control switch. It cost $90.99 at autozone. I just replaced mine, it is under the hood, on the drivers side. Two connector wires, and one to the starter.

If you look at it while someone goes through the gears, you should be able to see the problem. It should move as the gear box is engaging. You can look it up at autozone.com to get a look at it.

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