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Just had transmission replaced in my 2000 chevy blazer replaced..now when i went to pick it up the guy tells me transmission is good but i can not get the shifter to move into gear..we can crawl under truck and move the linkage our self and put it in park..but inside the truck i can not move the shifter ...(its on the floor between the seat kind)..any ideas??? i paid all this money to have tranny changed and now i dont know what to do???

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It sounds like this guy who installed your transmission dinn;t adjust the shift cable correctly or damaged a part that bolts to the drivers side of the transmission called the interlock switch Don;t get me wrong its not an easy job to replace the transmission in your vehicle But paid a lot and it should work I seggest you call the shop and explain you can;t shift the vehicle I have a feeling that its the interlock switch its hooked drectly to the shifting mecanisum its not easy to remove with out damageing and should have been replaced with transmission job its a 20 dollar part it could still be the cable adjustment but at any rate its sure not your fault

Posted on Nov 07, 2010

  • carrieeakle Nov 07, 2010

    yea the guy who replaced it was a friend and did it fairly cheap for us ...but he lives far away and i dont think i want to drive that far is that something that will be a high charge for labor if i take it to the shop..im wondering?
    ..lol.. i guess this is what i get for teying to save $ huh?

  • JOHN LAPIER Nov 07, 2010

    No its not that that bad as long the tranny is fixed get the friend to look at the interlock switch its 20 dollars the most expensive thing or try to ajust the shifter cable and you should be fine

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