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S-type: my 2001 4.0L Jag..gear shift lever geting stuck

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in my 2001 4.0L Jag...
in my 2001 4.0L Jag S-type gear shift lever geting stuck at R (reverse) going from park to drive, can get it to go, bit only by jerking it quickly, or powerfully. tried greasing, but no change.
Don
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The usual cause is a binding shifter cable. To check this pop the cable off the transmission to see if you feel the sticking then reinstall it and then pop it off the shifter. If the shifter feels smooth then you need to replace the cable.

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