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Shifter problem My 1989 4x4 Toyota pickup's shifter button will not press down without excessive force (two thumbs pushing as hard as possible). It happened all of a sudden. Before I started loosening screws to remove the shifter top, I wanted to know what I was taking off, or if there was something else I needed to do. The shifter is loose and has some play (can move back and forth when in gear) but I have never had a problem with it being it the wrong gear. It also started stalling when I put it in reverse and try to back up slowly. Where is the fuel filter? Thanks.

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There is a small plastik part down at the end of the shift stick, you might wanna see if that is worn out. The fuel filter should be on the left side (if you're standing in front of the truck, looking at it) near the windshield.

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