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if you watch the shift cable under the truck at the side of the transmission it pulls the cable to shift out of park and down through the gears once its shifted into drive and the drivers try's to shift it back into park do you see the cable buckle when it tried to push the arm back into park ?
The cable does not move at all once it's in gear. The shifter itself moves back up the gears but the cable sits still.
ok what has more than likely happened is the outer part of the shift cable has become unlocked from the bracket
can you pop up the floor shifter plastic so you can see in and when shifting see if the cable has popped out of the metal bracket
you should see the back get really loose when it will not shift the transmission back
Nothing appears to be broken or loose when I shift back towards park. The only thing I noticed was I could not get the shifter to go all the way down the column.
this is a column shifter?
if you pop off the shift cable off the transmission lever will the cable visually move all the way one way and the other when not attached to the transmission ?
Sorry, no it is not a column shifter. I do not know how to pop off the shift cable. Sorry this is a whole new area for me. I'm use to be under the hood. lol
if you get under the drivers side of the transmission where the shift cable connects to the metal rod off the side of the transmission it will pop off with a screw driver
if you can shift it by hand under the truck right at the transmission by hand then our problems going to the shift cable
to confirm this if you pop it off the bottom and then pop it off the shifter and the transmission will shift by hand and the floor shifter will operate just fine without the cable connected at each end then 100% the cable is bad there is nothing else it can be
I did not pop it off at the shifter but I did from underneath. I was able to shift it by hand and the cable itself was very brittle and looks as if it is about to break in half. So I'm guessing that is for sure the problem?
Thank you very much Gary. Your help was very much appreciated.
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