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Old 04-24-2011, 11:38 PM
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ford f150 shifter won't shift and is lose

Got in my truck today and when I went to put it in gear the shifter went free it's just loose and will not shift to any gear. ford f150 1995 is this a self fixer or does it need to go to the garage? :confused:
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Old 04-25-2011, 06:36 AM
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The answer to that question depends on what is broken and on your level of ability.

Assuming it's a Mazdog M5OD tranny (you didn't say), it's easy to get the top cover off the tower and see what's wrong. If it's just the shifter then fixing/replacing it is easy. If the problem is with the forks/rails it's way more complicated.
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Or if you have an automatic, there are two torx screws up under the steering column that hold the shifter mech. that back out and require a tighten. T50 if I remember right.

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Old 04-25-2011, 11:13 AM
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It would REALLY help to know what transmission you have. Read this caption:



If it's an auto, click my tan CV in my signature & read the captions in the Steering Column album.
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:16 PM
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ford f150

Thanks Guys for responding but I had someone help me and it is fixed.

Thanks again,

Jeffre
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:31 PM
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Hey Jeffre,

Same thing just happened to me. Do you mind telling me how to fix it? I have 2004 F150 FX 4x4 Automatic.
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Old 08-20-2011, 03:15 AM
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Howdy and welcome. Good on ya for searching, but you are in the pre '97 section. Head on up out of the basement to the '04+ section. I haven't taken a newer column apart yet.

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Old 08-20-2011, 12:31 PM
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Do you mind telling me how to fix it?
We already did:
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...click my tan CV in my signature & read the captions in the Steering Column album.
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