Why will my car not shift out of 1st gear

Asked by Jul 02, 2015 at 05:53 PM about the 2005 Ford Five Hundred SE AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I had this car purchased for me because I
had no other choice. It drives very smooth
and everything seems okay, but the gear
will not shift from first. The car look like it
was in a rebuilt from a past accident.

2 Answers

1,655

Could be many things especially if rebuild wrong from wreck. Check transmission fluid. Look to see if wires are plugged in to transmission.

Best Answer Mark helpful

Theres no dipstick, ive looked everywhere!! And i dont really see any wires. I think i might try to just get rid of it while i can

Your Answer

Ford Five Hundred Experts

  • #1
    jonnyboii
    Reputation
    660
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    620
  • #3
    dvigano
    Reputation
    580
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Taurus
190 Great Deals out of 15,799 listings starting at $1,850
Used Ford Fusion
970 Great Deals out of 67,784 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mercury Montego
3 Great Deals out of 263 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Focus
802 Great Deals out of 55,008 listings starting at $800
Used Ford Mustang
586 Great Deals out of 36,206 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Impala
542 Great Deals out of 35,192 listings starting at $900
Used Mercury Sable
8 Great Deals out of 829 listings starting at $1,900
Used Ford F-150
2,565 Great Deals out of 195,338 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda Accord
1,025 Great Deals out of 57,886 listings starting at $1,099
Used Nissan Altima
988 Great Deals out of 77,439 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Malibu
979 Great Deals out of 65,933 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Escape
1,062 Great Deals out of 93,902 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Camry
927 Great Deals out of 80,593 listings starting at $1,440
Used Ford Explorer
908 Great Deals out of 67,921 listings starting at $1,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.