Q: Gear shift lever stuck in neutral

asked by on February 16, 2016

The gear shift lever is stuck on neutral.

Hi there. If the gear shift lever will not move then the shifter assembly has more than likely failed. It is common for the shift interlock solenoid to fail and lock the shifter in place, or for the shift cable to fail. If the shifter will not move at all I typically start by removing the shift cable from the transmission to see if the shifter will move. If it does then the transmission has a problem. If it still will not move then the shifter will need to be taken apart. If you are looking to have this done, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose your shifting issue.

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