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Envoy stuck in neutral, 2006, have a mechanic here but he is

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envoy stuck in neutral
JA: What year is your Envoy?
Customer: 2006
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: have a mechanic here but he is not sure
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: this happened once before and I was told it was an easy fix, how do we fix it
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: GMC
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the shifter is stuck in neutral it could be an issue with the shifter itself or something foreign in it blocking movement, it could be the shift cable itself, or the problem may be internal in the transmission. An internal trans issue isn't that likely.

With the wheels chocked and/or emergency brake set, can the trans be shifted by hand with the cable removed?

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