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#575380 - July 22nd 2012 7:46 pm stuck in park?
65dreamin Offline
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Registered: March 17th 2007 12:02 pm
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Loc: sacramento,ca
03 dodge ram van.wife had the van.we just got back from camping. drops friend off. goes to leave, van wont go into drive. she says van is running but cant put into gear, stuck. what can it be? thanks.

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#575388 - July 22nd 2012 8:02 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
65dreamin Offline
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Registered: March 17th 2007 12:02 pm
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Loc: sacramento,ca
doesnt move on shifter

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#575503 - July 23rd 2012 11:10 am Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
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Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
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Loc: Fircrest, WA
(1) try pulling the gear shift towards you when you try and shift gears
(2) if that doesn't work, crawl under the van and see i there is something bent, misadjusted, or jamming the linkage
(3) if that doesn't work, you re going to have to drop the pan and see if something is jammed in the transmission itself

Good luck.
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#575507 - July 23rd 2012 11:48 am Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
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Registered: September 14th 2009 8:07 pm
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Loc: Oregon, USA
Does the linkage move at all or the shifter move at all?? its possible a connected piece of linkage came off, lost the retaining pin holding it to the transmission or what not. Worth looking into at least smile
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#575511 - July 23rd 2012 12:16 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
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Registered: March 17th 2007 12:02 pm
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Loc: sacramento,ca
well,she says last night she got in van and now its working?????

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#575522 - July 23rd 2012 1:53 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
65dreamin Offline
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Registered: March 17th 2007 12:02 pm
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Loc: sacramento,ca
gear shift lever??

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#575523 - July 23rd 2012 1:54 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
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Registered: January 06th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 787
Loc: gettysburg, pa. usa
check to make sure the steering wheel wasn"t turn the whole way one way or the other.. My pick-up sometimes does that.. Just have to turn wheel a bit . know that sounds simple but just food for thought.

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#575524 - July 23rd 2012 2:11 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
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Registered: September 13th 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 6560
Loc: Georgia
I'm not a Dodge guy but most late model vehicles have some type of shift lever/brake pedal interlock.
(My GMC has a brake pedal activated solenoid that pulls a cable release for the shift lever.) I'm not sure what type of interlock Dodge has but I would check to see if it's working properly.
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#575533 - July 23rd 2012 3:17 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: 65dreamin]
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Registered: July 20th 2011 1:07 pm
Posts: 959
Loc: Las Vegas, NV, US of A
yeah all the newer vehicle have brake interlocks on them my lebaron failed on me so I ended up breaking it off, but lebaron's very different from 03 ramvan. I don't have much info for you there. Check the brake pedal, sometimes there's an extra linkage on it it may be coming loose or something. Only thing I can think of.
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#575575 - July 23rd 2012 9:32 pm Re: stuck in park? [Re: aftoyboy]
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Registered: September 27th 2008 12:49 pm
Posts: 1229
Loc: Joyce Washington
All of the above plus I've seen rigs with a few miles on them get 'stuck' in park when rig is on an incline,puts some extra bind on the parking pawl so it needs a little muscle humping to get it back out.
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