Gear shift won't shift gears, but gear shift moves (slides) up & down. But I can shift it under the hood by moving the lever.
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1998 Ford Taurus Question: Gear shift won't shift.
Answer #1hemicuda January 05, 2009, 13:23Master
Sounds like something in the steering column broke, call your local body shop and ask who they use for steering column repairs.
Answer #2Andy Y January 05, 2009, 13:31Master
Something in the shift linkage may have broken if you can shift it manually under the under hood.
beanman January 18, 2009, 14:48Enthusiast
i had the same problem and it was the gear shift cable had broken. easy to repair, costs around 70.00, must get at ford garage ( auto parts stores do not carry), might want to get someone young and spry to get under the dash to replace.
Answer #4Visitor, January 30, 2011, 19:23
yes thats whats wrong