has anyone any know about a car all a sudden not able to enter park gear


Asked by Dec 05, 2015 at 11:13 PM about the 1997 Mercury Mountaineer 4 Dr STD AWD SUV

Question type: General

my shifter got flimsy and park would not work the key was shut off and now it is stuck inbetween or in a gear not all the way out of a gear going into another gear. I started getting the sterring co

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I am concered about placing a new columb in but not able to get the car into gear still not knowing if the columb sliiped or something else about the vehichle thanks


It sounds like there is a problem with the shifting linkage. You would probably need to remove the outer cover on the column to inspect the linkage. Looking under the dash may give you some clues as to what is going on.

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theres a plastic clip 2-3 inches above your shifter, if you unclip it and put your key in it will shift again !

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