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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-27-2010, 08:48 PM Thread Starter
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Loose shifting

Ok, I got a question for you guys. Lately, it has been hard as hell for me to get my truck into park. Most of the time, It wont go into park at all and I have to use the ebrake and put it into neutral to start it. Also, when shifting into D, N, or R, its very loose and has a delay. I have a BTS tranny but was told it probably isn't the tranny, its probably something in the shifter box. Any help would be appreciated. I would rather have a better idea of what Im looking for before I start taking the whole dash apart. Thanks.

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Re: Loose shifting

Is it the shifter itself? If it is Im pretty sure you can tighten it up. I think there are a couple bolts or screws behind the steering column.
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Re: Loose shifting

Im pretty sure its just the shifter

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Re: Loose shifting

Yeah look under the dash on the steering column. you will see 2 torx head bolts if i remember right. Make sure there tight. They hold the a little box for the shifter cable. When I had my auto, mine got loose and sometimes the truck wouldn't start in park.

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Re: Loose shifting

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Yeah look under the dash on the steering column. you will see 2 torx head bolts if i remember right. Make sure there tight. They hold the a little box for the shifter cable. When I had my auto, mine got loose and sometimes the truck wouldn't start in park.
Thanks....I will check that out tonight.

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