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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 23001
Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Car is stuck in reverse, car is turned off and we can't get

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Car is stuck in reverse, car is turned off and we can't get it on
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2013 ford fusion
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Husband took the panel off and got the shifter to move but when we go to start it, it is still showing in reverse but it's in park
JA: Does the vehicle have a fuse that enables or disables the shifter?
Customer: Not sure where it would be
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Battery is dead now.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

Are you able to charge the battery or jump it off so we can do a few tests and address this shifter issue?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
It was a piece on my shift linkage
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Glad you got it resolved.