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1997 Ford Taurus Question: shifter wont pull out of gear but will push into park

 

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bblak1983, 3.0L V6, Sharon, PA, January 29, 2010, 10:42
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I have a 97 ford taurus,My shifter will move but it wont pull out of park. If i manually change gears under the hood i can use the shifter to push it back into park. I think it may be the cable but im still clueless. Any one know where to get the schematics or diagram of the linkage, or the cable. please some one help.

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    January 29, 2010, 11:01
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    yes, I would go here:

    http://bit.ly/alldata_repair_manuals

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    bblak1983, January 29, 2010, 11:33
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    IM A POOR B**CH, LOL THAT SITE WANTS A CC I DONT HAVE ONE. IM SO SCREW. DEW TO START A NEW JOB SUNDAY, ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS?

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    Visitor, April 30, 2010, 08:55

    the shifter hooks to a line that connects to a shift selecter on the trans. It is held in place by a cheap connector ... look and see if the line is connected. Cheapest way is to pick up a chiltons or hays repair manual which included pics. ... look under trans removal and u will find a pic of the shifter line. (also make sure u have enough fluid in the trans .. that will prevent shifting too.

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