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2005 freestyle transmission won't engage. yes, if I can do

Customer Question

2005 freestyle transmission won't engage.
JA: When was your transmission fluid last checked?
Customer: yes
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: if I can do something my self I am willing to try. the car is currently at my wife's aoffice and I need to get it home or to my mechanic. any quick-fixes you can offer?
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: 145000 miles no problems until last night when she started the car, put it in revers and nothing happened
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Expert:  roy replied 8 months ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

possible causes

low fluid level

clogged filter in the pan

front pump failure

torque converter failure

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Expert:  roy replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Roy, thank you for your response. It wasn't the fluid. I'm at the car now. I noticed that the gear selector isn't registering on the dash where it normally does. And it doesn't going to gear as I move the shifter. Any thoughts?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
after physical exam by mechanic it seems it's some "band" linkage under the shifter has broken.
Expert:  roy replied 8 months ago.

yes, sorry was traveling

it sounds like the cable broke. common failure and not expensive to replace

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Expert:  roy replied 8 months ago.

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Expert:  roy replied 8 months ago.

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