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my buddies 68 cougar won't go in reverse he has no clue whats wrong with it does anybody have any suggestions?????????:cry:
 

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fluid level up, linkage binding, shifter selector button working properly, so many different problems it could be. Is it a stock shifter, aftermarket, did it work before, did he change anything.

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Assuming all that Rick suggested is OK, fluid level, etc. For some reason, aftermarket shifters seem to go out of adjustment over time, especially the cable type.

I would secure the car on jackstands, disconnect the cable, put the shifter in the reverse position, put the trans in reverse (count the clicks) and adjust the cable so that it fits right in the hole. Then go out and test the car and make sure you are getting all forward gears as well.

Mark
 
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