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Experience:  Automotive Engineer for 20 years, BEng hons degree,
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Glenn, I have a 2001 NM pajero exceed V6, after a day on the

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Hi Glenn,
I have a 2001 NM pajero exceed V6, after a day on the beach 4WD and an extensive under body wash the transmission lever has become very stiff to move and can now only engage reverse. I drove the vehicle yesterday and had no issues with the auto at all
Would appreciate your in put
Regards Grant
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

sounds likes you may have gotten sand or dirt into the shifter mechanisim under the lever

I'd suggest getting under the car and taking a good look at the shift lever and the selector rod while your assistant moves the lever through the gears to see where its binding up