It turned out that the electronics on the side of the shifter was the issue.
I sourced a complete replacement shifter from eBay, and it is working normally now
V10 Ram truck club member #3
'96 Ram 2500 V10 4X4 extended cab, long bed for towing my 28-foot 5th wheel Alfa toy house.
1966 Monaco 500 with a 365 horse power 440 and almost all options, my project car.
'07 Nitro R/T
My son has a '69 Dodge Coronet 440 with a warmed up 318 4bbl
Economy vehicle: Yamaha FJ1200