2003 Ford tors won't go in any gear


Asked by Sep 17, 2016 at 04:35 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus SEL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving my 2003 Ford Taurus up a hill
and out of nowhere it stopped and would  
not driving any further I have had no
problems with the transmission slipping or
not going into gear till last week when it
just stopped driving   I've checked the fluid
there's fluid in there  but will not go in any
gear drive or reverse  What could it be??

6 Answers


Check linkage to make sure it's connected, if linkage is ok, have it scanned, you may have a bad solenoid on your transmission


Where do I check For the linkage to see if it's connected?


Check the neutral safety switch under the hood, it is just above the transmission on drivers side, if your looking at the brake master cylinder, then look just under this area to the passenger side a little next to the engine but on top of the trans. check connection. may have to replace and it can be difficult just because it is easy to install it in the wrong position.

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Linkage is the cable that connect ur shift lever to transmission., open hood and have someone shift it in gear and see if cable pulls the transmission linkage, can't miss it is on driver's side next to the engine just be carefull in case it does move

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I have down that and when I shift the bar does move is that what your talking about? It moves but it won't go Into gear when The car is started and I shift the gears it doesn't even feel like it's going into the gear? But the bar under the hood does move when I shift..

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Ok then goto step 2, check solenoids with scanner

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