Q: Won't go in drive

asked by on July 08, 2017

I have a 97 Ford F-150. The gear shift doesn't line up correctly and now it won't go into drive at all. It will go into reverse fine. Has trouble going into park, shifts to neutral ok. When we shift into reverse the truck will move the way it's supposed to with no problem, but when you shift into drive it won't budge.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You will need to have the shift linkage checked where the shift cable connects to steering column. The bracket screws come loose and inhibit proper shifting.

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