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My 2004 Lincoln Aviator. I put my car in park to let someone in and when I put the car back in drive and would not go anywhere. I tried putting it in reverse, etc. and nothing. It shifted very easily but could not feel the car go into any of the gears. Car was running fine before then. Everything else in the car is working. Had to tow it to my house.

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    Jeff Turcotte May 25, 2011

    check the shifter linkage--must have come apart


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Hello, There are several complaints listed with the NHTSA on this item. Your shifter has come apart under the shift lever. Go to and look up your vehicle and you will find 8 complaints with the majority having the same problem as yours.

Then print off the info and try to get with a Dealer or ask for a Factory Rep. Currently at the end of March of this year there were no Recalls. But with the information in hand you may be able to convince the Factory Rep that you know about this problem and it is only a matter of time before they pick up the bill. They may decide to do it for you.

I hope my Solution is very helpful to you.

Posted on May 25, 2011

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