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BA Falcon gear lever moves freely (maybe too freely) but the gearbox doesn't shift out of park & the display on the dash still says P

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From what you say ,the shift mechanism has come loose from the side or the trans,or a linkage has fallen off.The ba has a good box so I doubt is the trans.Just a change linkage has come loose.Hope this helps.(Iam in oz)

Posted on May 20, 2011

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  • Trevor Denton May 20, 2011

    Thanks. That's what I'd hope it would be. Trouble is, I can't get under the car while its parked in the carport & I can't move it to get it up on ramps to have a look. Suppose I'll have to get it towed to the mechanic.

  • thomasnee May 21, 2011

    try taking the middle of the centre console out and looking down from the top.

  • Trevor Denton May 22, 2011

    I managed to jack it up enough (supported on jack stands of course) to get under it & found the linkage had fallen off. I've pushed it back on so it works enough to get it to the mechanic to get fixed properly.
    Thanks for your help.

  • thomasnee May 22, 2011

    Mate!!!Great!!You saved about 100 in the tow.I have a tilttray and that would be a cheap local tow.Glad you can get it fixed cheap.

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