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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 1977k5, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. 1977k5

    1977k5 3/4 ton status Vendor

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    Yeah, not a K5 I know :rolleyes:

    I don't know much about autos.

    The car is an '87 Buick Century. You move the shifter and nothing happens. Any ideas? I haven't looked at the car yet, so I don't know if its as easy as a broken shifter cable.
     
  2. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Century...'87 RWD or FWD?

    RWD it won't have a cable, if it's not a console shift, but that's all I can add. :)
     
  3. 1977k5

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    FWD, I think
     
  4. dyeager535

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    Probably cable if FWD.

    The shifter cable will be a ground path if other grounds are bad, and it will actually melt the cable in half in some cases. Should be pretty simple diagnosis with eyes on though. :) Could be as simple as a clip slipped off and then the cable.
     

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