2000 Ford Windstar

Tiny
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  • 2000 FORD WINDSTAR
  • 6 CYL
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2000 windstar gear shifter is loose. Van shifts into all gears except for park. Sometimes with a little jiggling of the gear shifter it will shift into park. Otherwise the van will roll backwards as if its in reverse.
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Friday, August 6th, 2010 AT 9:35 PM

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Tiny
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You may need to adjust the cable:
Econoline, Excursion, Expedition, Explorer, "F" Series Pickup, Mountaineer, Navigator, Ranger & Windstar 1. Place range selector lever in "OD" position. Hang a 3 lb. (1.4 kg) weight from range selector lever. Raise and support vehicle. Using a screwdriver, pry shift cable from shift control lever on transmission. Pull shift cable adjustment lock tab outward to unlock. Ensure adjuster body moves freely. 2. Position shift control lever in "OD" position. "OD" position is obtained by rotating shift control lever clockwise until travel stops, and then turn shift control lever counterclockwise 2 detents. Connect cable to shift control lever. Push in lock tab to lock adjustment sleeve in position. Lower vehicle. 3. Remove weight from range selector lever. Check for park gear engagement. Start engine and ensure indicated gear positions match transmission response. Verify vehicle only starts in Park and Neutral, and back-up lights operate. If operation is not okay, check transmission range sensor adjustment. See TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR .
1. Place range selector lever in "N" position. Remove shift control lever. Loosen Transmission Range (TR) sensor retaining bolts. Install appropriate TR sensor adjustor. On 4F20E, use Range Sensor Adjustor (307-250). See Fig. 18 . On 4F27E, use Range Sensor Adjustor (307- 415). See Fig. 19 . On all others, use Range Sensor Adjustor (307-351). See Fig. 20 . Tighten TR sensor retaining bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . Install shift control lever, and tighten nut. 2. Check for park gear engagement. Start engine and ensure indicated gear positions match transmission response. If operation is not okay, check shift cable adjustment. See SHIFT CABLE . Verify vehicle only starts in Park and Neutral, and back-up lights operate.


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