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2008 allure . ever had it go forward when in reverse and go in reverse when put in drive ? Shut off ignition for a minute and restart and trans goes forward in drive and reverse in reverse like it's supposed to. CK

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery lately?

This is my parents car so cant say for sure. This problem happened last October and again 2 times this January. Going to a GM garage tomorrow. Is trans linkage mechanical ie a rod type linkage or is it all electronic. Has a console type shift lever.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Allure yourself? What have you tried so far?

It's going to GM garage tomorrow. Not sure where to start. I haven't put it on hoist to look yet. Like I said it's my parents car so haven't had much to do with it .

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Buick
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This issue normally is caused by a shift linkage adjustment issue. In this case, it seems more so related to a shift cable bracket loose which holds the cable in place.

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