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1990 crown vic dosent want to shift past 2nd gear fixed

Customer Question

1990 crown vic dosent want to shift past 2nd gear fixed linkage still doenst want to car has been sitting for about a year
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you checked the brake switch?
Customer: 1990 sixty thou.mi .no on brake switch
JA: What is the model of your '90 Ford?
Customer: crown vic 302
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: trans x
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Roy replied 2 months ago.

hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.


Expert:  Roy replied 2 months ago.


how long since the fluid and filter has been changed???

is the linkage connected to the throttle body and moving???


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
never and yes
Expert:  Roy replied 2 months ago.

sorry, traveling today.

drop the pan and change the filter and the fluid. add some valve body modifier to the fluid when you are done and drive it and see if it is any better.