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Old 03-01-2009
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Transmission shifting Trouble

hey all,
just a question about my transmission. I drove my ranger for 2 hours then shut it off for a few hours. when i started the truck again, the transmission would not shift out of first and my speedometer did not work. i changed the battery and checked every fuse in the truck. everything was fine. my question is is there anything i am overlooking? a friend of mine said he had the same issue and it was something stupid that you wouldent normally think off. any input would be greatly appreciated.

98 ford ranger 3.0 v6 automatic

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chad
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is your abs light on? Might be the speed sensor in the rearend
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most likely speed sensor in rear end like alljackedup stated. check the resistance of the sensor should be between 800-2500ohms.
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my abs was on but now its not. its werid cause now it wont shift, my dome light does not work, my speedometer doesent not work and my wipers dont work. which makes me think its an electrical problem of some sort
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