I was in drive when I came up to a yield sign where I had to stop because of so much traffic... Once I tried to accelerate, nothing happened but I could still switch my shifter into any gear (supposedly what my dash showed). So I tried going back intro drive but again I could not move forward or backward. I'm thinking it's my linkage cable but not too sure about the look of it. If it is what I'm looking at, it is connected and could it be further problems, maybe even a blown transmission?
Does the linkage rubber cover look ribbed on my 2005? on 2005 GMC Sierra 1500
by Shieldarc in Corpus Christi, TX on November 15, 2011
ANSWER by mastertech6371 on November 15, 2011
yes, you have had a failure. either the torque converter or the front pump. Roy
ANSWER by patrick mannion on November 15, 2011
It could be a serious internal transmission problem or a problem as simple as the transmission shift cable out of adjustment. I just looked at the illustrations and procedures for adjusting the cable but its hard to explain without you having the illustrations. There is a company that independent auto repair shops get their information from, this same information is available inexpensively for people that work on their own cars.. The information is year make and model specific, covering repair procedures, torque specifications, fluid capacities and specifications, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... Alldata is very easy to navigate http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online You go to diagnosis and repair/transmission and drivetrain/automatic transmission-transaxle/shift linkage and then select transmission type (all 3 are similar).