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Ranger: why does my 2003 ford ranger will not go into park

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why does my 2003 ford ranger will not go into park
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Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
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Hi welcome to just answers. My name is ***** ***** you give me the engine size on this vehicle please
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
4.0
Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
are you able to shit the transmission to other gears?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
yes
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
the shifter handle is little stif
Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
do you know where the transmission shifter selector lever is located?
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Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
can you go under and disconect the cable ( make sure you set your E brakes before doing so) wans the cable is disconected see if you can move the lever to park.
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Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
this problem can be internal on the transmission PARK-LOCK or just the cable binding .
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
where is the cable
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
is it at the trans mission
Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
the cable is atach to the transmission lever you will need to go under the vehicle and on the side of the transmission you will see the selector lever
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Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
yes is on the transmission.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
thanks
Ford Mechanic: Ricardo Hohl, Master Certified Tech replied 2 years ago
it should be on the drivers side under the vehicle , disconect the cable from the lever and move the lever by hand if it moves then you have a bad shifter cable ...if it does not then you have a bad park lock mechanicem inside the transmission
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