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Q: Disconnected shift linkage

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The shift linkage is disconnected.

A: Hello. It would first be necessary to deter...

Hello. It would first be necessary to determine where the shift linkage is disconnected. It can be disconnected at either the shifter or the transmission. Next, an inspection of that area will be necessary to determine the cause of the disconnection. In order to properly fix the shift linkage, it will need to be replaced. It may also be necessary to make a repair to whatever caused the shift linkage to disconnect. This can be done by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, who will determine why you can't shift.

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