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My 3 speed steering column does not work it just moves freely

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Most likely problem is the linkage at the end of the steering column has come detached.
Depending on your model, there are pins that hold the lower transmission linkage to the column. You will have to inspect under the vehicle. If this is he problem, the fix is fairly easy by reinserting new pin and washer.
The problem could also be in the upper column also, where the shift arm attaches to the upper linkage control rod. Some are held in place with a roll pin that can shear from wear. Google image "roll pin" You will have to remove steering wheel and upper column turn signal mechanism to inspect and repair. It is not difficult if you are handy.
Post your year and model and I can give you more directions. Please let me know if this helps by posting a comment to my free answer.
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Posted on Apr 07, 2011

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