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hard shifting

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by wirenut, Dec 6, 2006.

  1. wirenut

    wirenut Senior Member
    from nh
    Messages: 507

    hi all
    one of our trucks is an 88 full size bronco and its real stiff shifting
    it auto on the column. anyone ever fix this ?

  2. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    Spray the rubber bushings on the shifter rods attached to the transmission with PB Blaster. Have someone work it through all the gears with it NOT RUNNING. Spray them a few times. I then put something like Break Free ( a thicker lube ) on them. If you have the floor mounted 4X4 shifter do those bushings too. This should free up the shifters.