1964 Thunderbird with stock 390 engine & transmission. At times to start you have to slightly lift up on gear shift lever. any help as to the problem

Asked by May 01, 2017 at 01:33 PM about the 1964 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

At times in order to start 1964 Thunderbird with stock engine & transmission you have to slightly lift up gear shift lever. Any help as to problem & correction.

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A just neutral safety switch at bottom of column & May be replace bushings in shots linkage.

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