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

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

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

62,255

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

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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!

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