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My sister has a 1993 Dodge Grand caravan. She t a divider.

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my sister has a 1993 Dodge Grand caravan. She hit a divider. The van then would not go into to park on the gear selector. It also would not engage in any gear, The gear levers on top of the transmission looked bent to me so I changed that whole mechanism. It went into park on the dash but thats all. Looking at the lower streering column the plasitic hub that fits in the mounting bracket where the shifting rod goes into, that also keeps it all centered, was no longer doing that.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer. Did she dent the transmission oil pan at all?

Chris

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no I dont see any damage
Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

Ok, if you remove the cable from the lever on the transmission, can you shift through all of the gears and will it drive?

(be careful checking this, have someone in the car with their foot on the brake).

Chris

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Since I put the steering column and ignition switch, it wont start and no blinkers or backup lights.
Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

Hmm, that is a wiring or fuse issue, and you will need to trace your steps and inspect the harness on the steering column, and fuses. Then once you get it started, try that lever test I mentioned, and if it will not go into gear manually, then your sister did internal damage to the transaxle.

Chris

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
okay.
Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

Let me know how it goes, and I will help you out if needed.

Chris

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Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Chris replied 1 year ago.

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