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Old 09-23-2007, 06:13 PM
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Shifter Linkage

Okay guys i need some quick help i bought my 1993 F150 (in sig) in November of 2006 ever since i even test drove it and got it.. It seems to have sloppy shifter linkage like its hard to put into gear you have to pull hard its not smooth

shifting into a any gear how would i go about fixing this or tightening something to make it shift easily in gear and have tight linkage and feedback is appreciated
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Look at everything that has two pieces connected, make sure the bushing/bolt (whatever) are good, and allow the moving parts to do so freely. You may need to take them apart and clean/lubricate them.
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replace the cable from under the steering column .... to the trans . If you dont .... you will break the shifter tube in the column soon ..... pain in the a when that breaks trust me .

Ok now after you replace the cable .... you have to adjust the new cable .

Keep messing with different places until you can get that joker into drive , and park ....
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Check the bracket on the frame just to the left of the trans where the linkage goes mine did the same thing and then just snapped one day while i was heading out ( that will really **** you off) I fabricated a new bracket lined the hole with some 1/4 Teflon it has worked great since good luck
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Yeah well i sure get down and fix it now i dont want it to snap dam thing its not that hard to get into park or drive but definetely not as smooth as some trucks
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1993 F150 XLT Reg cab Long box 351 (5.8L) E4OD 2wd 3.55 non limited slip axle factory ten hole aluminum rims

Dad's Truck:
1992 F150 XLT Supercab Short box 302 (5.0l) E4OD 2wd 3.55 non limited slip axle factory five star wheels

2006 F150 XLT Supercrew 5.5ft box XTR 5.4l 4R75E 3.73 LS 4x4
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