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Unread 09-08-2014, 03:34 PM   #1
bamah
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2008 Jeep JK automatic won't stay in drive and selector lever binding

Hi Guys,
Last night my wife's 2008 JK auto would not shift from reverse into drive. It can be held into drive and driven. That's how I got it in the driveway. Feels like the linkage is binding. Will not proceed to lower gears 1 and 2 at all. Reverse, park and neutral all good. No obvious broken plastic in the shifter. Linkage looks good. This ever happen to anyone?

I did a search an only the lock out shows up.

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Unread 09-08-2014, 03:36 PM   #2
Jodyblip
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I had a dime get in there before I kept change right in the cubby in front of the shifter and it wouldn't allow me to put it in park I had to dig the dime out if you keep the change in that spot you might try to look and see if you can locate any wedged change
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Unread 09-08-2014, 04:54 PM   #3
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Does the (right thumb) button on the shifter work ?

Is the shifter handle loose "

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