1970 Skylark with auto trans selector on floor. Selector seems to be stuck in park. It oves easily and rotates sleeve on steering coljmn, but selector indicator on dash re,ains in park and car does not move. Pis this a mechanical connection problem, or worse?

Asked by Jul 15, 2012 at 02:59 PM about the 1970 Buick Skylark GSX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

uto transmission.  floor selector works in all positns and rotates sleeve on steering column.  Gear indicator in dash
remains in park.  Car starts and all, but does not respond to changes in drive selecor.  Anybhelp or advide is greatly
appreciated.

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Sounds like a transmission linkage problem. You'll need to get under the car to determine if in fact something isn't moving in the correct postiion.

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