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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr 114 WB 4.0L

2003 Ford Explorer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door
15 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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July 14, 2013, 9:04 pm

Kevin C

Question: How do i fix my gearbox?

I was parked on a hill then when i went to move my car it was stuck in park so i yanked it back to drive but i noticed that the gears all dropped down a place. Reverse didn't work, Reverse was in NEUTRAL, NEUTRAL was in DRIVE, and DRIVE was in 3. Everything still works fine, but i just want to know how much will it cost to fix?? and what exactly happened??

July 19, 2013, 3:15 pm

Elizabeth K

It sounds like you pulled the linkage out of adjustment. Without inspecting, it's hard to give an estimate, but it's probably an hour or less of labor.

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