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96 gmc jimmy won't shift into park. Linkage

96 gmc jimmy won't shift into park. Linkage problem . I adjust it and it works for a shift or two then it just will not quite make it to park anymore. I can move the lever on the tranny itself and it shift free and just fine.

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SOURCE: 96 gmc jimmy, 4.3L, 4l60e,4x4, lost reverse,

i would be looking at the ecm are the pcm they are the same controls the engine and trans

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SOURCE: 1997 GMC Sierra 2500 (350 Vortec) 4x4 - My shift

your park netraul safty switch is bad



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