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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Wont start because of shifter cant t whatever it needs to

Customer Question

wont start because of shifter cant hit whatever it needs to engage to start
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: no there there is no contact with whatever it the park lever not hitting what is to , maybe linkage ????
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 94 150 xlt*****automatiic 5.8 liter
JA: What year is your Ford?
Customer: 1994
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: internet
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no???
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  EricFromCT replied 1 year ago.

Hi. ON the back of the shift tube where the shift cable connects, there are 2 torx screws that commonly back out. When they are loose the truck will not start because the cable is not all the way in park. Can you check those first?