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1996 Cougar xr7 4.6L

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Old 01-30-2009, 06:35 PM
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My 1996 cougar doesn''t have reverse or neutral. Both reverse and neutral drive forward instead of what they are suppose to do. The trans. seems to work properly though when hooked up to a computer by a mechanic. What could cause this?
 
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Old 02-01-2009, 05:51 PM
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the linkage from the shifter to the trans is too tight or hung up on something and needs to be fixed. sounds like it''s actually in neutral when you have it in park.
 
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:19 PM
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Well it also starts going forward in reverse and neutral without giving it any gas, can that also be because of the linkage?
 
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:23 PM
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It can''t be the linkage because underneathe u can see it shifting into the gears
 
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:39 AM
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I didn''t say the linkage was broken, just in the wrong position. unless you know that the position that it''s in is supposed to be in specifically for each and every gear, then the position may need to be adjusted.
 
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