why does my gear select lever not always go into the right gear and sometimes wont let the car start

Asked by Jul 14, 2012 at 11:18 AM about the 1996 Lincoln Town Car

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check the gear selector adjustment, it may be off causing the wrong gearto be selected and if it doesn't engage the neutral/park switch fully the starter lockout will prevent power to the starter motor.

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Also there is a lever under the dash that connects to theshift tube that moves the gear selected cable. The two t30 torx scrrws tend to loosen...causing your problem

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