1997 silverado cant get into gear

Discussion in 'Chevy Silverado Forum (GMC Sierra)' started by Jscook36, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Jscook36

    Jscook36 New Member

    I have a 1997 checy silverado 4x4 z-71 ext cab. When i got to put my truck into gear either reverse or drive the shifter gets stuck and wont go into a gear, i have to shake the truck back and fourth to finally get it into drive. I think its a linkage issue, im not sure how to fix it or how much its going to cost me to get it fixed or if its just something easy i can do myself. Any suggestions, Does this make any sense??

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  2. steverocks6

    steverocks6 Member

    well question, what happens when you put the truck all the way down to first?
  3. thegeniusguy

    thegeniusguy New Member

    check the linkage bushings..
  4. billnorman

    billnorman Rockstar 100 Posts

    Your truck is supposed to require the brake application to put it in any gear. If I were you, with what you are saying, I would check that circuit out.

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