74 Ranchero stuck shifter


Asked by Sep 25, 2014 at 03:15 PM about the 1974 Ford Ranchero

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Shifter stuck in Park, disconnected cable from tranny, tranny shifts, think problem in
steering column, any advise or column diagram to locate problem

4 Answers


don't jump to the worst thing posiblle advice changed fluid lately or vacuum leak

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Check the igntion switch,it has pin in it,serves as a netural switch,for column shifter.


The igntion has pin in it,which if bad,will hold the shifter in park.here is a pic of shifter,sleve.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

I suggest that you block the front tires and jack up the rear, then see if it will shift out of park. I park on a drive and if I don't set the parking brake before I put in in park it locks every time!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions


Looking for a Used Ranchero in your area?

CarGurus has 85 nationwide Ranchero listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Search Ford Ranchero Questions

Ford Ranchero Experts

#1 MrBlueOval
Reputation 190
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 150
#3 Michael Tutty
Michael Tutty
Reputation 120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang"
720 Great Deals out of 41,405 listings starting at $900
Used Ford F-150"
3,161 Great Deals out of 216,444 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Torino"
40 listings
Used Ford Bronco"
219 listings
Used Ford Falcon"
31 listings
Used Ford F-100"
164 listings
Used Dodge Challenger"
445 Great Deals out of 25,546 listings starting at $7,980
Used Ford Thunderbird"
35 Great Deals out of 1,182 listings starting at $6,777
Used Ford Fairlane"
108 listings
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
796 Great Deals out of 38,874 listings starting at $2,650