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shinotai
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From: Moses Lake, WA, USA
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posted 03-23-2003 12:50 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for shinotai   Click Here to Email shinotai     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
i am in need of help, i have a 72 maverick grabber 302 c-4 a/t. it currently doesnot allow it to be shifted out of drive, i have adjusted the linkages and removed the linkages, and i can not move the shift lever at the nuetral safety switch.the detent is functioning and i can move it between d and 1st gears.do i need to replace transmission or is there something i missed, i appreciate any and all help, thanks guys, ford rides forever.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 03-25-2003 09:21 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sounds like a seized shift control valve in the valve body.

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shinotai
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posted 03-25-2003 07:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for shinotai   Click Here to Email shinotai     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
thanks steve will let you know if thats is the case, kudos to all ford owners, its a tough job.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 03-26-2003 08:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Why is it a tough job? My Fords break down 1/10 the amount that all my non-Fords friends cars do. I have a gm buddy that keeps wearing out hood hinges!

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