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My car to shift in Reverse, Drive, doesnt..budge

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I can't seem to get my car to shift in Reverse, Drive, etc. I can move the stickshift but the car doesn't budge. Any suggestions? I drive a 1989 Bmw 535i. Thanks!
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  RD replied 9 years ago.


I would check the shift cable where it connects to the transmission

there is a plastic bushing that has been a problom with the 89 and 90 model

Let me know if i can help more