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recently my center console mount shifter (05 xlt) has been getting stiff. sometimes i have to squeeze really hard to get it to leave park position which is usually normal when on a hill but it does it on level ground too. also when you change gears the big button is suposed to reset letting it lock again when you hit drive, but now mines not been locking so when i pull it into drive it goes right down into the lower gears.

also when going back into park it doesnt click in sometimes so my truck wont turn off till i wiggle it around and it clicks into park..

i opened up the little cover on the shifter and it has some kind of white grease in it, could this be the problem and should i be re-greasing this?
 

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White grease is good.
Sounds like your shift linkage needs some adjustment.
It could be in the shifter boot area or somewhere under the vehicle, but I'm not sure where to look first. Sorry.
Hopefully someone can post a solution for you soon.
If not, take it your mechanic in the meantime. Might be a simple fix.
 
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