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Tilting cab up and did not put in neutral - gears now stuck

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tilting cab up and did not put in neutral - gears now stuck
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Customer: Can not change gear - ford Iveco
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Heavy Equipment Mechanic should know?
Customer: I jacked the cab up to look in engine then jacked it back down now its stuck in gear and gear selector will not change gear
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 6 months ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help. Its likely that the linkage got bent or possibly damaged. First try jacking the cab back up and inspecting the linkage thoroughly. If the linkage checks okay the problem is in the transmission shift rails. Try disconnecting the shifter and manually resetting to neutral. Let me know

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