Question about 1994 Lincoln Town Car

2 Answers

I have a 1995 Lincoln Town Car. It starts fine, but I cannot get the shift lever out of park. According to the research I've done, in 1995 they started using a Transmission Range sensor, which replaces the old neutral safty switch. Could this be the problem?

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008


    1. i had the same problem..just had it fixed today,the brake switch is bad just above the brake peddel,cost me $72.00 at the Lincoln dealership,read your auto manual,turn key to on shift into nutrel crank engine,put into gear,drive away,every time you put into park,you have to start over.James

  • Anonymous Oct 24, 2008

    lincoln aviator boo switch

  • alexmcc100 Jan 16, 2009

    i have a 1999 lincoin towncar tht brake lights will not work and when you depress the brake it will not go in gear

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    1998 Lincoln Town Car is stuck in Park, the lever will not move

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Yes could be the transmission range. also called neutral safety switch. if you order it tell them you need a neutral safety switch. its still called that way on 1995 models.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Lincoln Master
  • 70,347 Answers

Your trans will not come out of park until the brake pedal is depressed and the brake light switch activated, you most likely have an issue switch or the wiring to it, 1st thing to do is see if the brake lights work, if not jumper the switch at the brake pedal and see if the lights work, if they do, and it will still not come out of park there is a problem with the release solenoid on top of the steering column, you will have to drop the column to service that solenoid, but most often the issue is with the brake light circuit, either the switch or the connector to it..

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 1994 licoln towncar will not go into p[ark


There is an adjustment screw on the linkage connecting the arm from the steering column to the transmission. loosen it, then slide under the car and push the lever on the side of the transmission into park thenpush the shift lever into park then tighten the screw.

Mar 20, 2014 | 1994 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

Can't shift out of park


This might work for you guy's replace the brake light switch
Easy step by step tutorial watch the video. im sure it will help.
MERCURY MARQUIS STUCK IN PARK
http://youtu.be/fgUn1TuHu-0

Dec 24, 2011 | 2000 Lincoln Town Car

2 Answers

Gear shift is frozen in park


put your foot on the brake ,if your brake lights are out the wont wont shift out of park you need a brake switch

Sep 26, 2010 | 1998 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

Having trouble puting my car in gear even pressing the brakes.........can you please help me by letting me know what might be the problem thank you i have a lincoln town car


It sounds like your shift interlock is not working. There is a switch on the brake pedal that activates a solonoid that unlocks the shifter. Try moving the shifter up twards park then apply the brake and try to pull out of park. If it does not release then you may start by cleaning the solonoid.

Sep 07, 2010 | 1995 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

My car won't start unless i move the shift back and forth


There is a safety switch that is made when the shift lever is in Park. When there is play in the lever it won't make the switch. Follow the linkage of the lever to where you find the switch. There will be a way to adjust the play out of it.

Jun 20, 2010 | 1996 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

Stuck in park


manually move the brake switch you installed and have someone check if its comes on at the back...if not ..test for voltage at LG/RD wire- both terminal and wire- if no voltage = Fuse #10/ 20A , #20/ 7.5A, #22/ 20A at the CJB, if good test for voltage at the sockets- both terminal and wire- ......if you get BRAKE lights and still can't move the shift lever... look on the steering column at the SHIFT LOCK ACTUATOR and test that or replace it....hope this helps you..GL

Jul 06, 2009 | 2000 Lincoln Town Car

Not finding what you are looking for?
1994 Lincoln Town Car Logo

463 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lincoln Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70346 Answers

Ron Lankford

Level 3 Expert

5386 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Are you a Lincoln Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...