I have a 95 Buick Riviera , jus put in a used motor an im trying to get it runing but when i n turn the key over the dash reads tht the car is in drive the tranny had to be put on the new used motor?

Asked by Dec 15, 2015 at 07:01 PM about the 1995 Buick Riviera Supercharged Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We took the shift connect off tried to turn thr key
an it still read tht its in drive ? I was told tht the
flex plate? Can ve the problem??

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So you keep the same trans.. didn't change any trans linkages? I would suggest checking the adjustment on the trans linkage. Or is it by chance you mistakenly moved the trans hook-up attachment (placing the trans gear in drive etc.) when installing the replacement engine?

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