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Manual shift cable

(1990 Ford Taurus)
in Louisville, GA on January 24, 2009
1990 Taurus SHO 5 speed has broken end on shift cable. The end looks like a half-moon and clips onto a ball at the transmission. Can it be repaired or replaced? Ford doesn't make them anymore.
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on January 25, 2009
Generally, the whole cable needs to be replaced. If Ford has stopped making them, you can try to do a search on to see if someone still has a new cable lying on the shelf somewhere at a dealership. The next option is to find a good quality wrecking yard that can do a nationwide search to find one.
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