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Old 08-29-2009, 12:43 PM
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Default Truck won't start in park... and won't engage into Drive

Hey guys, As stated, the truck won't start while it's in Park - have to put it in neutral to start it.
Anybody else have this problem?

It started gradually a few weeks ago, it would also not fully engage when shifted into drive (this started before having to start it in neutral)

Does it sound like a linkage problem?

Where should I look to start diagnosing this problem?

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Old 08-29-2009, 01:26 PM
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Ya sounds like a linkage deal seems it's not fully going into park

Say u drive then shut it off can u roll it while it is turned off
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Old 08-29-2009, 06:39 PM
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Ya sounds like a linkage deal seems it's not fully going into park

Say u drive then shut it off can u roll it while it is turned off
Yeah, would have to put emergency brake on since it didn't fully engage into park. I looked under the dash and found where the "L" bracket met the cable, there was a loose screw holding the bracket to whatever was behind it, I tightened it up a little and the problem is fixed!

Now I just gotta' put the dash back together and were in business
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Good deal at least it was a simple fix
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