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Old 02-25-2008, 12:14 PM
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TRUCK WILL NOT ALLOW ME TO SHIFT!

I have a 97 f-super duty. i pull on the lever and it will not allow me to shift into gear, i took the plastics off the steering column and noticed when i pulled on the lever in didnt depress the large pin in the middle of the sleeve, the whole sleeve moved back with the lever. i noticed two screw down brackets that seemed to hold it in place but nothing else i could see that would hold the sleeve from moving back and forth. i tried holding the sleeve in place and it still wont allow me to shift, which is leading me to think that something caused a break by not allowing the pin to depress it......any suggestions would be greatly appreciated its stuck out on the street in front of my house i gotta get it off the road.
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Old 02-25-2008, 12:22 PM
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does it have the brake lock where you have to push the brake down to get it out of park. if so check your fuses my brother in law had a crown vic that did that fuse was blown. good luck
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Old 02-25-2008, 12:54 PM
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Good luck with it. I wish I could help.
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Old 02-25-2008, 01:39 PM
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thank you, it was in fact a fuse under the hood....i checked them yesterday but i missed it! thanks again
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Old 02-25-2008, 03:21 PM
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Didnt know if it had it my 96 is a 5 speed. Good it was an easy fix
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