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Gear selector moves fine but the transmission will not engage.

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Old 09-19-2017, 03:37 PM
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I was doing a bit of searching and found the shift interlock to be a common problem. The gear switch lever moves from park to drive just fine but once I put it in drive, it's almost like she is stuck in park or neutral. It revs but doesn't move.
edit: 2005 Magnum R/T 5.7L
 

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Either the linkage has come loose/broke or there is a transmission problem.
 
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Old 09-19-2017, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by jkeaton View Post
Either the linkage has come loose/broke or there is a transmission problem.
I also saw this and realized that I failed to mention that it will go into gear after I leave it off for about 20 minutes or so. Upon the initial star up it will shift into any gear just fine but, once I stop or take my foot off the accelerator pedal and them move back to it the gear is "gone." I just get the revving.
 
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Old 09-25-2017, 02:02 PM
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Does the driveshaft turn when you put it in gear? Had an issue with mine thought the rear end was toast. Driveshaft turned but rear end did nothing. L/H axle had come out of the differential just enough to not engage the teeth in the rear shoved it back in and worked fine..
 
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Originally Posted by j-toy View Post
I was doing a bit of searching and found the shift interlock to be a common problem. The gear switch lever moves from park to drive just fine but once I put it in drive, it's almost like she is stuck in park or neutral. It revs but doesn't move.
edit: 2005 Magnum R/T 5.7L

Did you ever get this problem fixed having the same issue and Iím trying to find out what the problem is
 

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