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1988 Olds Cutless Ciera transmission linkage

The linkage is not working. downshifted into second gear. now only in second gear. would like a picture of the linkage mechanism to get an idea what I need to do to fix it.

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  • littlemschic Oct 11, 2008

    I have a 1999 oldsmobile cutlass that is stuck in 1st gear the shifter is very loose and want shift into park to crank it. WHAT DO I DO??? I know its probably the cable broke but what does that look like so i can shift into park myself?...thanks

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I took the console apart so I could see what the scene was. The release button would not rease the shifter lever so I took the cable connection off, which freed up the lever. The transmission was in second gear when I turned off the engine the day before so I moved the now freed lever to the second gear position and then reconnected the cable connectors to the shifter connection. The cable and the shifter mechanism now being in sinc allowed me to put the shifter in Park and start the engine. I have tested the vehicle and the all the gears can be shifted normally.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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