1999 Pontiac Montana Q&A

1999 Pontiac Montana Question: tranny will not engage. loose shift lever,

however with person in drivers seat with foot on brake, engine running, hood opened second person can engage the tranny. -
Answer 1
maybe the linkage is loose or broken -
Comment 1
Thank you for your answer. I had put a fire under my son in law to look for the air assmy and remove, instead he pulled off MAF sensor hose and had axcess to the cable there and reattached the nipple end with a flat bladed screwdriver. About 10 minutes to do the job. How about that? -
Answer 2
POSS SHIFT CABLE OR LINKAGE OR HANDLE ASSM. SEEK HELP -
Comment 1
Thanks. I think we found the answer by pulling off MAF sensor hose. Had access from there. -
Answer 3
Your shift linkage may be unlinked -