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Ford 976 1-3 and Rev. Shifting lever part number and price

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Ford 976 1-3 and Rev. Shifting lever part number and price if worn could it get stuck in gear? or have problems shifting?

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  dd85 replied 1 year ago.
Yes if the fork is worn you could have trouble getting into gear or getting stuck in gear. the way to shift is to just go past the neutral position then back to neutral then to the right of left. this makes sure the fork in in the neutral position before you shift to the side.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is stuck now hired hand broke lever would it e wise to undo linkage under cab and take the four bolts out and pull the whole mechanism out so a person can see
What is going on. The transmission sounds normal it is not binding like it would be if it was trying to go into two different gears. Just stopped tractor and could not get it out of gear.it was in gear all afternoon stopped and could not get it out of gear.
Expert:  dd85 replied 1 year ago.
Normally you can take a bar and pry the shifting lever back into the neutral position. with out taking loose the linkage. When in neutral yes you can take off the side cover, but make sure every thing is in neutral. and some oil will come out.
Expert:  dd85 replied 1 year ago.
Is this a 12 speed or 15 speed? you are on the 1 2 3 R shift sorry I am attaching a picture of the 12 speed so you can see what is there.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
12 speed
Expert:  dd85 replied 1 year ago.
I was thinking the 946 D6 at first.See if the attachment helps.