My 03 escape wont shift

Kayla Young

Asked by Jan 28, 2016 at 03:01 PM about the 2003 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 03 escape wont shift into any gear. It doesn't
even try. No previous slipping or transmission
problems. Any suggestions?

3 Answers


Manual or automatic? If it is an automatic, check the transmission fluid level.

Kayla Young

Fluids are fine. I got it to go in gear a couple of times but not every time. When I do it bogs down and barely moves.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

I had this happen and it was a connecting bolt from the shifter to the transmission. It was hard but I reconnected it and put in a makeshift pin to hold it.

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